Smothered Cod or Pollock Recipe
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Easily made heartier, serving over mashed potatoes, or lighter for a warm summer evening.
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Seafood
Serves: 4
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup red onion
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, chopped
  • ½ cup red bell pepper, diced
  • ½ cup green bell pepper, diced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • ½ cup tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
  • 4 wild Alaska cod or pollock fillets (4-6 ounces each)
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes, warmed
  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs, for garnish
  1. In hot saute pan, cook olive oil, onion and garlic for 1 minute.
  2. Add both peppers and salt and pepper, and saute 2 minutes.
  3. Add flour and stir until flour turns light brown.
  4. Add chicken stock and stir until liquid smooths and starts to thicken.
  5. Add tomato and thyme.
  6. Season fish with salt and pepper, to taste, and place into simmering sauce and cover.
  7. Cook 3-4 minutes, carefully turn, cover and continue to cook until done, 3-4 minutes.
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