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Mediterranean baked cod by Nikki Legon

Mediterranean baked cod by Nikki Legon

I love this as a fish course with crusty bread, but it can equally be served as a main course with a baked potato and broccoli...

 

 

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2 thick pieces of cod - make sure there are no bones

5 good quality black olives

2 tbsp olive oil

juice of 1/4 lemon

¾ tsp paprika

pinch of cayenne pepper

2 tins of chopped tomatoes

½ tsp small capers rinsed

1 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley

salt and pepper

 

 

METHOD

Season the cod pieces and place into a casserole dish.

Mix the paprika and cayenne pepper into the tomatoes.

Add the capers, olives and lemon juice and mix in the olive oil.

Pour over the fish and bake in the oven at 180°C for 15 minutes or until the fish is cooked.

Sprinkle over the parsley and serve.