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Roasted Cod, Tomatoes, Orange & Onions

August/September 2005

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Assertive Pacific cod has enough flavor to stand up to the citrus-tinged tomatoes and onions. Serve with barley or brown rice to soak up all the delicious juices.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I love this dish. Easy to make and very tasty! It goes well with just about any kind of fish. "
Roasted Cod, Tomatoes, Orange & Onions Recipe

12 Reviews for Roasted Cod, Tomatoes, Orange & Onions

05/06/2013
Interesting blend of flavors

When I saw this recipe, I thought it might be something fun to try. And it was exactly that, something fun to try. I made everything according to the recipe. The tomatoes and onions tasted kinda bitter from the orange and the fish was very bland. I added some more seasonings before eating (mostly lemon, salt, and pepper) and it ended up tasting ok. It was a fun recipe to try, but I don't think i'll be making it again.

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06/12/2012
Anonymous

I made this last night and even my fussy teenage daughter loved it (and she hates fish)... now that's a complement!
I served it with brown long grain rice

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01/15/2012
Anonymous
Unexpected satisfaction, more depth than expected.

Surprisingly tasty and satisfying, I omitted the tomatoes only because it is 8 degrees out and I couldn’t find a decent tomato around. I added some mushrooms leftover from a barley and mushroom soup I was making simultaneously…..not a bad replacement. The roasted onions are what make this dish, make sure you carve out the time to properly roast and it will be worth it.

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Anonymous wrote 2 years 21 weeks ago

Try poaching it stove top. I

Try poaching it stove top. I cooked the onions (with a touch of garlic and olive oil) on medium heat until slightly tender and added oregano, basil, orange zest and tomatoes. Go to Med/High, add enough water to cover the fish 3/4 (I did one piece in a 6 in cast iron with high sides so this will need to be adjusted), salt, pepper and a squeeze of orange and/or lemon juice (you had the right idea) and cover shortly. Take the lid off, flip the fish and you'll know it's ready when you touch it and it flakes nicely. A tiny pat of butter plus some citrus juice at the end really pulls it all together.

09/17/2011
Terrible

I have been on the look-out for great fish recipes.. and unfortunately, this is not one of them. The orange zest created a very bitter flavor that was overpowering. I sliced pieces of the orange peel and chopped them into small bits as the recipe directed. During roasting, the onions did not stay in quarters and the tomatoes turned to mush. Once I had stirred the veggies a few times I could tell there wasn't going to be much flavor, so I added some orange and lemon juice. I was also sure to spoon the mix on top of the fish as it cooked. I could not tell that it flavored the fish at all.

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Anonymous wrote 51 weeks 5 days ago

Do you really think cooked

Do you really think cooked onions & tomatoes are going to retain their "raw" texture?

08/31/2011
Bland

The recipe described cod as having "enough flavor to stand up to the citrus-tinged tomatoes and onions.'' I followed it to the T, but the cod tasted bland; the onions, tomato and orange zest blend couldn't rescue the meal.

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