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Yankee Codfish Rarebit

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Ingredients
  Salted cod 8 Ounce
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1 Dash
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shredded sharp american cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  English muffins 6
  Tomatoes 3 , sliced to 12 slices
Directions

Soak cod in water 12 hours, changing water once; drain.
In a 1-quart casserole combine cod and enough water to cover (about 1 cup).
Micro-cook, covered, till fish flakes easily, about 4 1/2 minutes.
Drain and dice cod.
In same casserole micro-melt the butter about 45 seconds.
Blend in flour, mustard, and cayenne.
Stir in milk and Worcestershire.
Micro-cook, uncovered, 1 minute; stir.
Cook till thickened and bubbly, about 2 minutes; stir every 30 seconds.
Stir in cheese till melted.
Gradually stir 1/2 cup of the hot mixture into egg; return to hot mixture.
Cook, uncovered, 30 seconds; stir after 15 seconds.
Stir in cod; cook, covered, till hot, about 2 minutes, stirring once.
Toast muffins; top with tomatoes.
Cover with sauce.
Trim with parsley and paprika, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
6

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