Sunday, March 31, 2013

Roasted Lemon Scented Cod with Creamy Red Mashed Potatoes


Roasted Lemon Scented Cod


Ingredients:

4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, plus 1 tbsp for top of fish
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
4 x 150 g (5 oz) cod fillets
2 lemons, thinly sliced
1 sweet onion, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
salt and freshly ground black pepper


Directions:

Pre-heat the oven to 425 degrees. Mix together the garlic, parsley, oil and some salt and pepper. Rub the mixture over the fish fillets and set aside for 10 minutes or so. 



Spray a glass baking pan with non stick spray and arrange cod in pan. Cover with onion slices. Place the lemon slices on top of the cod and onions and sprinkle with red pepper and parsley. 


Cook in the oven for 8-10 minutes until Just cooked and a little charred. Serve immediately with red mashed potatoes. Enjoy!

Creamy Red Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients:

8 medium red potatoes, cubed
2 teaspoons crushed garlic
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup half-and-half cream
2 tablespoons white sugar
1/4 teaspoon steak seasoning
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


Directions:

Place the potatoes into a large pot, and fill with enough water to cover. Add 1 teaspoon of the crushed garlic to the water for flavor. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 10 minutes, or until easily pierced with a fork.

Drain the potatoes, and add the butter. Mash until the butter is melted. Mix in the half-and-half, sugar, steak seasoning, garlic powder and remaining garlic. Mix potatoes with an electric mixer until smooth.. Enjoy!