Simple Poached Cod Recipe


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 Cod tail3 1⁄4 Pound
 Lemon juice3 Tablespoon
 Onion1 , sliced
 Carrots2 , sliced
 Leek1 , sliced
 Celeriac1 Small, peeled and sliced
 Mixed herbs3 Ounce
 Bay leaf1
 Black peppercorns10
 Whole cloves3
 Mustard seeds1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Lemon1 , sliced
 Vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1603 Calories from Fat 110

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g19%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g12%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 634 mg211.3%

Sodium 3198.5 mg133.3%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.7%

Dietary Fiber 19.3 g77%

Sugars 24.6 g

Protein 275 g550.1%

Vitamin A 508.3% Vitamin C 252.4%

Calcium 62.6% Iron 76.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sprinkle the fish with the lemon juice and leave to stand for 15 minutes.
Put the fish in a dish with 1 cup (250 ml/8 fl oz) water.
Arrange the vegetables around the fish and stir in the remaining ingredients.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 10 minutes.
Turn the fish carefully and baste with the cooking liquid.
Cook for a further 10 minutes on HIGH.
Leave to stand for 5 minutes.
Divide the fish between four plates and serve with a spoonful of vegetables and a little melted butter poured over each portion.