Pan-fried cod with beet salad and browned butter

Pan-fried cod with beet salad and browned butter

A rainbow of taste and color, this Scandinavian dish features fried cod with a capers & beet salad, with a side of broccoli, cauliflower and carrots. Topped with a browned butter sauce, the dish is fast, simple and pleasing to both the palate and the eye.

Pan-fried cod with beet salad and browned butter

A rainbow of taste and color, this Scandinavian dish features fried cod with a capers & beet salad, with a side of broccoli, cauliflower and carrots. Topped with a browned butter sauce, the dish is fast, simple and pleasing to both the palate and the eye.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs 650 g cod filets or other sustainable white fish, cut into portion sized pieces
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp butter for frying
  • salt and pepper
Capers and beet salad
  • 2 2 boiled beet, cubedboiled beets, cubed
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp non-pareil capers
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp 2 tsp fresh dill
For serving
  • 11 oz. 300 g broccoli florets
  • 11 oz. 300 g cauliflower florets
  • 1 1 carrot, cut into roundscarrots, cut into rounds
  • 5 oz. 150 g butter

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Season the fish with salt and pepper.
  2. Fry the fish in a large frying pan over medium heat in a frying pan for about 3 minutes on each side.
  3. In a small bowl combine the cubed beets capers, dill, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Boil broccoli, carrots and cauliflower in salter water for a couple of minutes.
  5. Heat a thick bottomed saucepan on medium heat. Add butter cut into cubes. Continue whisking until the butter reaches a golden color and has a nice nutty aroma. Remove butter from the heat.
  6. Plate the cod with the boiled vegetables and pour the browned butter over both. Alongside, plate the beet salad.

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