Grilled Cod with Spanish Tomato Sauce

    30 min

    Ambrosial, delicious and mouthwatering! You can add chilli sauce to give that sauce a kick. Also, if you haven't gotten fresh tomatoes, you may use tinned chopped tomatoes.


    Surrey, England, UK
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    Serves: 2 

    • For the fish
    • 2 cod fillets or any firm white fish
    • salt and pepper
    • 1 tsp of dried basil
    • For the spanish tomato sauce
    • 4 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
    • 1 medium onion
    • 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
    • 1 tsp dried rosemary
    • 1 tsp dried basil
    • 4 tablespoons of dry white wine (optional)
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • Chilli Pepper Sauce (optional)
    • 3-4 tablespoons of olive oil
    • 1 tsp of fresh parsley
    • 4 tablespoons of green olives

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. First, season cod fillets with salt and pepper and basil. Grill or bake it.
    2. In a pan, heat olive oil and saute garlic, dried rosemary and dried basil. Cook until you can smell that herby aroma. Add the onions and cook until soft.
    3. Next, add the tomatoes. Cook it for 4 minutes or until the tomatoes become soft.
    4. Add the olives, parsley, sugar, wine, salt and pepper. Let it simmer for 2 minutes. You can add chilli sauce at this point if you want.
    5. Put the grilled/baked cod fillets in and cover the fish with the tomato sauce. Let it simmer for 2 minutes.
    6. Serve.

    Editor's Note

    This recipe was edited by staff, to conform to measures and ingredients that are familiar to UK and Irish cooks.

    Alternatives to cod:

    Try this recipe with inexpensive fresh coley or pouting. They both belong to the cod family but are much cheaper and available in larger supermarkets or fishmongers.

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    How long do you grill or bake the cod at and at what temp  -  27 Jan 2011


    How long do you cook the cod for ?  -  27 Jan 2011