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Cod In Watercress Sauce

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  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon (Plain)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sour cream 3 Tablespoon (Crme Frakhe)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Cod steaks 4 (Thick Variety)
  Watercress 1 Bunch (100 gm)

To make the sauce, put the butter in a large bowl and melt in the microwave oven for 1 minute on HIGH.
Sprinkle the flour over and stir well.
Add the milk, stirring constantly.
Cook on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring with a hand whisk every minute.
Add the sour cream (creme fraiche).
Add salt and pepper to taste and stir thoroughly.
Rinse the fish steaks.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper on both sides.
Arrange the fish skin side outward in a round dish, leaving the center of the dish empty.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 4-5 minutes, depending on the thickness of the steaks.
Remove the tough stalks of the watercress, rinse thoroughly, drain and puree.
Add the puree to the sauce and stir well.
Put the fish on a serving dish and remove the skin.
Reheat the sauce for 1 minute on HIGH.

Recipe Summary

Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1297 Calories from Fat 416

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.3%

Saturated Fat 26.1 g130.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 497.6 mg165.9%

Sodium 1053.7 mg43.9%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.4%

Sugars 13.8 g

Protein 174 g348.4%

Vitamin A 95.8% Vitamin C 87.4%

Calcium 58.1% Iron 28.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cod In Watercress Sauce Recipe