Cod with herb and lemon crust

14 Nov

For the crust

50g butter

handful each fresh parsley and basil, finely chopped

1 lemon, finely grated zest only

100 g pine nuts, toasted, finely chopped

100g fresh breadcrumbs

 

For the cod

4x150g thick cut cod fillets

salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 lemons, juice only

olive oil, for frying

 

 

Preheat the oven to 200C-400F-Gas 6

For the crust, place the butter, herbs, zest, nuts and breadcrumbs into a food processor and blend to a paste

For the cod, season the cod with salt and freshly ground black pepper, squeeze over the lemon juice and spread the crust paste on top of the cod

Place the cod on a baking sheet and bake for 8-10 min, or until the crust is golden-brown and the fish is cooked all the way through

… enjoy it!

 

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