Cod on a Summer Salad

Cod on Salad








This is a fresh, healthy and clean dish which any seafood lover would relish. It is easy to make and subject to a lot of interpretations. Hosting friends? This will make a lovely first course.


For Cod:

(1) 1 Medium Sized Cod Filet

(2) 3 Large Garlic Cloves (Grated)

(3) 1 Teaspoon of Fresh Ginger (Grated)

(4) 2 Teaspoons Lemon Juice

(5) 2 Tablespoons Butter (Melted)

(6) Salt and Pepper to Taste

For Mixed Veg Salad:

(1) Use your choice of green leafy vegetables. You can also add some sliced cherry tomatoes for acidity and some nuts for crunch. I love adding some berries in mine as I love the contrast in flavors and texture.

For Dressing:

Try this salad with my simple Golden Vinaigrette. Recipe here. You can also use any other acidic vinaigrette of your choice.


(1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees

(2) Wash and dry cod filet

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(3) Melt butter in a small sauce pan.

(4) Grate garlic and ginger into melted butter. Add lemon juice to melted butter. Season with salt and pepper. Cod is a somewhat plain tasting fish, so be sure to season it well.

Melt Butter









(5) Place the cod in an oven safe dish. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle infused butter over it.










(6) Bake in preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until fish flesh flakes easily with a fork.

(7) While the cod is baking, prepare golden vinaigrette. The recipe can be found here.

(8) When the cod is ready, make your mixed veg salad and serve cod on it. Sprinkle some nuts for crunch and add a lemon wedge for zing, enjoy.

Cod on Salad

Terry Adido is passionate about showing people how easy it is to recreate restaurant quality meals in the comfort of their kitchens. With a style of cooking he refers to as Afro-European Fusion, his meals are influenced greatly by French and Italian Cuisine with a West African twist. If you love good food, you are in for the ride of your life.

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2 comments on “Cod on a Summer Salad
  1. tolu says:

    Pls can salmon be used instead of cod? I know you have a lot of salmon recipes but I just want to know

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