Cod with Leeks and Oranges

Cod with Leeks and Oranges
  • 4 servings
  • 0:30 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:45 Total Time


Add all
  • 4

    cod fillets

  • 2


  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    olive oil

  • 1

    shallot, minced

  • 1

    leek, cut into thin strips

  • 1

    juice of 1 lime

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


Using a zester or a paring knife, peel zest (coloured part of peel) from oranges and mince. Set aside.

With a small knife, remove pith, separate into segments and remove membranes. Set aside.

In a skillet, heat 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) of olive oil and brown shallot in it for 2 minutes.

Add leek, orange zest and lime juice. Salt and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes then add orange segments. Keep warm.

In a non-stick skillet, heat remaining olive oil and brown cod fillets 3 minutes on one side and 2 minutes on the other or until flesh is opaque. Salt and pepper.

Before serving, top each fillet with orange-leek mixture.

Source: Metro

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