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Fish Gratin With Fresh Red Rock Cod From The Pacific Ocean

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This is a recipe I grew up with, although the flavors are different. This dish is creamy and tasty, but not heavy. We live in Sonoma County right next to the beautiful Pacific Ocean, so there is a great opportunity to cook with fresh, quality fish; this recipe that is easy and fun to follow.
Ingredients
For mashed potatoes
  Russet potatoes 8 (6 -8)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (Boiled in salt water)
  Unsalted butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whole milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Wasabi cream 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
For fish
  Red rock cod fillets/Cod fillets 1 Pound, deboned and sliced
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red bell pepper 1⁄4 Large, chopped
  Cooking spray 2 Dash
For sauce
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Spring shallots/Green onion 30 Gram, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Ginger root 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon 1 , juiced
  White pepper 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3 Teaspoon
For salad
  Romaine 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
For garnish
  Lemon wedges 8
  Parsely 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Fill a large pot with water; add in the potatoes and salt. Cook for 20 minutes, until potatoes are soft.
2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Grease a casserole dish with cooking spray and set aside.

MAKING
3. For Sauce – in a large skillet add in the oil, spring shallots, garlic and ginger root. Sauté for few minutes.
4. Add in the butter and flour. Sauté for few minutes. Pour in the milk and mix all the ingredients well.
5. Season with lemon juice, salt and white pepper. Cook for a few minutes.
6. For Mashed Potatoes – in a large pot transfer the potatoes and mash.
7. Add in the butter, milk, white pepper, wasabi cream and salt. Mix all the ingredients well.
8. In a bowl, place the fish and season with salt and white pepper.
9. Into the prepared casserole dish, place the mashed potatoes and make a well.
10. Add in the fish and pour in sauce. On top sprinkle red bell pepper.
11. Bake in 40 – 50 minutes at 450 degrees F.

FINALIZING
12. Take out the gratin in a serving plate and top with romaine, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

SERVING
13. Serve Fish Gratin with lemon wedge and parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked, Gratin
Ingredient: 
Cod
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Those of you who like baked fish should watch the video. An appetizing baked dish. The dish is combined with potatoes which gives it a different taste. The sauce used is easy to make. Fish Au Gratin can be served with a fresh green salad.

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