Fish with creamy egg sauce and sugar snaps

Fish with creamy egg sauce and sugar snaps

This simple low-carb dish with cooked white fish sports a silky creamy egg sauce, and is complemented by the royal crunch of fresh sugar snaps with a hint of lemon. Because sometimes less is more.

Fish with creamy egg sauce and sugar snaps

This simple low-carb dish with cooked white fish sports a silky creamy egg sauce, and is complemented by the royal crunch of fresh sugar snaps with a hint of lemon. Because sometimes less is more.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

Fish
  • 1¾ lbs 800 g cod
  • 1 1 fish bouillon cubefish bouillon cubes (optional)
  • water
Egg sauce
  • 2 oz. 50 g butter
  • 113 cups 325 ml heavy whipping cream
  • 7 oz. 200 g cream cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 3 3 egg, hard-boiledeggs, hard-boiled
Serving
  • 1 lb 450 g sugar snaps
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1 lemon, sliced

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. In a saucepan, crumble the fish bouillon* and pour in as much water as will cover the fish. Bring the water to a boil.
  2. Cut the fish into smaller pieces and place in the water. Cook over low heat with the lid on for about 3 minutes. Remove the fish with a slotted spoon and keep warm.
  3. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add cream and cream cheese. Bring to a boil while stirring continuously, then lower the heat. Let simmer for a few minutes, until the sauce thickens. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in finely chopped parsley and chopped hard-boiled eggs. Stir gently to combine.
  4. Fry sugar snaps for a few minutes in butter and serve together with the fish and egg sauce.

Tip!

*If you don't have bouillon, you can use lightly salted water and a few drops of freshly squeezed lemon juice in Step 1.

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