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Pan Fried Cod



1 fillet of cod (a thick piece *)
2 knobs of butter
2 table spoons of oil
4 table spoons of water

* This is a little trick we use in the restaurant to ensure that our cod fillet is perfectly cooked. People often find that a nice thick piece of fish will be too dry by the time it’s cook through, so this leaves the outside nice and golden and the inside cooked just right.


Place your pan on the heat. Add your oil. When the oil is just smoking add your fish flesh side down. Leave for two minutes.

Turn gently when the cod is a lovely golden colour. Add the water and cover the pan. Cook for two minutes. add the butter for the last thirty seconds.

Serve with chips and salad