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Cod with lentils and Iberian ham

Image for Recipe - Cod with lentils and Iberian ham
  • Time preparation 10 minutes
  • cook time 50 minutes
  • Serve Serves 2

Bring the flavours of the Mediterranean to your kitchen with this warming winter recipe

Recipe provided by the Interprofessional Iberian Pork Association
  • 2 cod fillets
  • 30g butter
  • 150g cooked lentils
  • 1 small carrot (finely chopped)
  • 1 small shallot (finely chopped)
  • 1 celery stick (finely chopped)
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • lemon juice (1/2 lemon)
  • sea salt
  • black pepper

Place a pan over medium high heat and add one tsp of olive oil. Pat dry the cod fillets, season with salt and pepper and add to the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, while basting with butter.

Remove the fish from the pan and reserve the hot butter & olive oil mix.

Heat one tsp of olive oil in a saucepan and add the chopped vegetables. Season with salt and cook until soft.

Add the cooked lentils, top with 100ml water and continue cooking for 5-10 minutes.

To serve, place half of the lentil mix on each plate, add the cod fillet and slices of Iberian Ham. Season with lemon juice and drizzle over some of the remaining butter & olive oil mix.

Ingredients

  • 2 cod fillets
  • 30g butter
  • 150g cooked lentils
  • 1 small carrot (finely chopped)
  • 1 small shallot (finely chopped)
  • 1 celery stick (finely chopped)
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • lemon juice (1/2 lemon)
  • sea salt
  • black pepper

Method

Place a pan over medium high heat and add one tsp of olive oil. Pat dry the cod fillets, season with salt and pepper and add to the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, while basting with butter.

Remove the fish from the pan and reserve the hot butter & olive oil mix.

Heat one tsp of olive oil in a saucepan and add the chopped vegetables. Season with salt and cook until soft.

Add the cooked lentils, top with 100ml water and continue cooking for 5-10 minutes.

To serve, place half of the lentil mix on each plate, add the cod fillet and slices of Iberian Ham. Season with lemon juice and drizzle over some of the remaining butter & olive oil mix.

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