Lemon Pan Seared Icelandic Cod

Super easy

Prep 15m

Cook 10m

CategoryMain Dishes

This is a wonderfully light main course. The fish is light and delicate and the lemon emulsion adds a rich full lemony flavor that compliments any green veggies, rice, or potatoes beautifully!

INGREDIENTS

COD:
1 lb Icelandic Cod fillet (thick fillet is best)
Salute Sante! Lemon Grapeseed Oil
1 lemon, juiced
1 pinch Maldon salt
pepper to taste
LEMON EMULSION SAUCE:
1/2 cup chicken or vegetable broth
1 fresh lemon, juiced
1/2 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp Salute Santé! Chardonnay Grapeseed Oil
1/2 fresh lemon, zested
salt to taste

RECIPE NOTES

Can substitute Halibut, Sea Bass or any white light fish.

We always use Maldon salt for a fuller taste profile – it’s just the best! Available at Specialty Food stores.

DIRECTIONS

PREPARE COD:
1. Preheat the oven to 380°.
2. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over both sides of the cod.
3. Grind fresh pepper and sprinkle with Maldon salt on both sides.
4. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp of lemon grapeseed oil and allow to marinate for 10 minutes.
5. Add 1 Tbsp of lemon oil to the pan and heat on high then add fish fillets. Sauté 2 minutes.
6. Remove the pan from the heat and let rest for 30 seconds (best if on a cold surface to release the fillet from the pan).
7. Turn the fish over and return to heat. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
8. Place the pan in the oven and cook for 7 minutes.
9. Remove from the oven and let rest for 2 minutes and then serve on warm plates.

PREPARE LEMON EMULSION SAUCE:
1.Combine all ingredients in shallow sauce pan and bring to a boil.
2. Reduce the heat and simmer to reduce. About 3 minutes.
3. Pour over fish, chicken or rice.

NUTRITION FACTS

PRODUCTS IN THIS RECIPE

Salute Santé! Chardonnay grapeseed oil made in Napa Valley. From Salute Santé!'s collection of wine varietal oils.

Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Chardonnay Grapeseed Oil 200ml bottle
$12
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Salute Santé! Lemon infused grapeseed oil made in Napa Valley.

Lemon Grapeseed Oil 200ml bottle
$12
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