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Scandinavian Poached Cod

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  Hot water 250 Milliliter
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small
  Stalk celery 1
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Bay leaf 1
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whole cloves 4
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cod steaks/Fillets 6 Ounce

Place all the ingredients, except the cod, in a glass dish.
Cover, microwave 6 minutes at HIGH to bring to boil.
Stir thoroughly, and place the fish pieces side by side.
Cover and poach 2 minutes at HIGH.
Turn each piece carefully, cover and poach 1 minute at HIGH.
Let stand 5 to 8 minutes before serving.
Serve with butter melted with a little lemon juice and chopped parsley, or with a parsleyed white sauce.
Helpful hint: To melt butter or other fat, place the butter or fat in a glass dish.
Microwave, uncovered, from 30 seconds to 2 minutes at HIGH, depending on the amount and temperature of the fat.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 227 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g2.3%

Saturated Fat 0.33 g1.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 73.2 mg24.4%

Sodium 2088.9 mg87%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.5%

Sugars 6.4 g

Protein 33 g66.1%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C 42.4%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 10.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Scandinavian Poached Cod Recipe