A delicious, delicate roast cod, pan seared then finished off in the oven after being topped with garlic butter.
Roast Cod w/ Garlic Butter
Garlic Butter Roast Cod
recipe adapted from myrecipes.com
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 1/2 teaspoons flat leaf parsley, minced
1 large garlic clove, peeled & minced
1/2 small shallot, minced
1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon all purpose flour
1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
salt & pepper to taste
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 - 7 oz skinless cod fillets
2 slices prosciutto, chopped & pan fried
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Stir together the top 7 ingredients plus the salt & pepper in a small bowl and set aside.
Heat canola oil in an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Season cod with salt & pepper and cook presentation side down for 4 minutes. Carefully turn the cod fillets over and cook for an additional 1 minute.
Spoon 1 tablespoon of the butter mixture on top of each fillet then transfer the skillet to the oven. Cook for 2 minutes or until cod is cooked through and opaque in the center.
Add any remaining butter to pan, and let melt, stirring with the juices in pan. Spoon over fish, sprinkle with prosciutto (if desired) and serve immediately.