Roasted piece of cod, fennel salad , crushed tomatoes, white butter sauce

Fish, Seafood & Shellfish

Oven baked cod fillets covered with nice layer of stir fry garlic tomatoes, topped with a white butter sauce.


Recipe for Tapas

Cod fillets

2 Unit(s)
Cod fillet
2 Pinch(es)
Fleur de sel
4 Turn(s)
Fresh ground black pepper
35 Ml
Olive oil
45 Gr

Stir fry garlic tomatoes

4 Unit(s)
1 Unit(s)
Chopped garlic
2 Pinch(es)
Fleur de sel
4 Turn(s)
Fresh ground black pepper

White butter sauce

100 Gr
French shallot
150 Ml
White wine
150 Ml
White vinegar
250 Gr
Slightly salted butter
5 Turn(s)
White pepper
  • Butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • Vegetable oil
  • Olive oil

Preparation time: 20 min

Preheat your four at 425 °F

  • Set up

    Cut the cod fillets into 6 or 8 pieces. Chop the French shallots. Peel and chop the garlic. Cut the butter in small cubes. Quarters the tomatoes, then empty them, keep the flesh in a bowl.

  • Stir-fry garlic tomatoes

    Dice the tomatoes, then stir-fry them in a hot pan with knob of butter and olive oil, make sure you don't over cook them, add the chopped garlic, salt and pepper.

  • Cod fillets

    Season the cod then sear them in a hot pan with oil and butter. Place them on a baking sheet, then bake them in the oven for about 4 minutes.

  • White butter sauce

    In a saucepan combine, the shallots, the white wine and the vinegar than bring to boil. When the reduction reaches the consistency of a wet mash, remove from heat. Let it cool down then start incorporating your cubes of butter while whisking. put it back on the fire or on double boiler Back regularly to keep the temperature hi enough to melt the butter slowly. Once you have obtained a creamy texture, adjust seasoning. You can pass the sauce through a sieve if you do not wish to keep the shallots

In this recipe you can replace the cod by any kind of white fish. The white butter sauce goes perfectly the poached fish too.

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