Cod with an orange & dill crumb and hasselback potato 2016

Cod with an orange & dill crumb and hasselback potato

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(2 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 1

This is a dish that's big on flavour as well as texture with a crunchy topping to succulent white fish and crisp potato to go with it, a healthy dinner for one

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal439
  • fat3g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs59g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre7g
  • protein40g
  • salt0.7g
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Ingredients

  • 1 large baking potato
  • 1 cod fillet (about 180g)
    Cod

    Cod

    kod

    A popular mild-flavoured saltwater fish mainly found in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Cod…

  • 1 slice bread (preferably seeded)
  • zest ½ orange
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • ½ small pack dill, roughly chopped
  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed
  • drizzle olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 tbsp crème fraîche, to serve
  • steamed vegetables, to serve (optional)

Method

  1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Sit the potato on a large spoon and cut slits across it every 0.5cm (the edges of the spoon will stop the knife cutting all the way through the potato). Microwave for 10-12 mins until starting to soften (alternatively, bake in the oven for 1 hr 10 mins).

  2. Meanwhile, prepare the topping for the fish. Blitz the bread in a food processor into breadcrumbs (or grate it). Combine the breadcrumbs with the orange zest, dill, garlic and seasoning. Season the cod, put it on a baking tray and top with the crumb.

  3. Put the potato on the same tray, drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt flakes. Bake for 12-15 mins until the fish is cooked and the potato is tender but crispy. Serve with cr ème fraîche and steamed vegetables, if you like.

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MrsLemons
26th Jan, 2017
5.05
Perfection! Love, love, love! Certainly fancy enough for a dinner party. We will be making this again very soon. We chose to serve it with a Swedish lemony sauce for fish, boiled green beans and oven-grilled halved tomatoes. All in all: Yum!
Frantic Flapjack
8th Nov, 2016
5.05
This was a really lovely recipe. The cod topping was perfect - you can taste the orange but it is not overpowering. I doubled the recipe to serve two people.
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