Pan fried cod with chili and parsley

Cod with soy-sauce, butter, chili, garlic and lots and lots of parsley

This is a fresh and easy way to prepare cod or other white fish fillets. Buy the freshest fish possible- preferably from a proper fish monger who can tell you exactly where and when the fish is caught.

cod with chilli and parsley

What you need and how to prepare it:

  • fillets of cod, skin and bones removed

Pour coarse sea salt on one side of the fillets. Leave for 15 mins. Rinse, pat dry

and put more salt and pepper on both sides of the fish fillets.

Pan fry the fish in oil for two minutes. Turn the fillets around and add:

  • a knob of butter
  • soy sauce
  • chopped shallot or spring onions
  • chilli, chopped
  • garlic, chopped

Fry for two more minutes, while basting the fish with the juices. Add:

  • lots of chopped flat-leaf parsley

Put a lid on and leave for five minutes off the heat.

Today, I served it with Stir fried cabbage and green beans, and organic jasmine rice.