Summer Cod with Cheese and Tomato
Prepares: 4 servings
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 12–17 minutes
  • Ingredients
  • 600g (1 lb 6 oz) cod, skinned and cut into four
  • 28g (1 oz) butter (2 tbsp, or ¼ stick)
  • 2 tbsp sun-dried tomato paste
  • 8 slices mature Cheddar cheese
  • 2 plum tomatoes, sliced into 8
  • 115g (4 oz) frozen peas (1 cup)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • To serve
  • Crusty bread and a green salad
  • You will also need a heat-resistant dish that is large enough to lay the 4 pieces of cod in a single layer.
  1. Method
  2. Preheat the grill/broiler. You don’t want the heat too hot or the dish too close to the source of the heat.
  3. Now lay the fish in a single layer in the dish. Spread the tomato paste over the fish and then dot with the butter. Next place two pieces of cheese over each piece of fish and top with the sliced tomatoes.
  4. Grill/broil until the fish is cooked through. This should take about 10–15 minutes depending on the heat of your grill/broiler.
  5. Increase the heat to high for a further two minutes until the tomatoes are just starting to brown.
  6. Meanwhile, cook the peas. This will take just 2 minutes in a microwave.
  7. Serve the fish with all the buttery juices and the peas spooned round the fish. Season.
  8. Serve with a green salad and some crusty bread.
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