Cod Acqua Pazza

by Nikolai Nikitenko June 17, 2016

Cod Acqua Pazza

Cod acqua pazza recipe

Fish and summer squash go perfectly together, and they are both very easy to cook properly. A mild white fish, such as cod, paired with equally mild fresh yellow squash and zucchini makes for a healthy, satisfying, and absolutely delicious meal. Add tomatoes for a bit of zing, and you have a perfect meal! Our simple cod acqua pazza recipe is a great way to show you how to enjoy the lean protein of fish with the vitamin boost of vegetables.

Be prepared

It's always best to read through a recipe first and gather your ingredients before you begin your meal preparation. This is to be certain you have everything you need, and to give you time to make substitutions if necessary, without worrying about burning your meal or skipping a step. That said, we've made sure each of our recipes is easy to follow and simple to cook, giving beginner and advanced cooks alike a great place to find new recipes.

 So read on and we'll show you how to make cod acqua pazza to impress your friends with your culinary skills while adding a delicious new recipe to your home menu.

 Ingredients

  • 4 each     PACIFIC COD FILLETS, skinless 4oz fillets
  • 3/4 tsp     Salt, kosher
  • 1 tsp       Pepper, black, ground
  • 1 each     Lemon, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp   Oil, olive-vegetable Blend
  • 2 each   Squash, yellow, diced
  • 2 each   Zucchini, green, diced
  • 4 cloves Garlic, sliced
  • 1 tsp       Red pepper flakes, crushed
  • 4 each   Tomatoes, diced
  • 3 oz       Sherry, dry
  • 1 pint     Tomato juice, low sodium
  • 1 bunch Parsley, fresh, leaves
  • 2 cups   Croutons, whole wheat toasted baguettes

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat grill or griddle pan.
  2. Season fillets with salt, pepper, lemon and 1 Tbsp of oil.
  3. Grill approximately 2-3 minutes each side until done.
  4. Heat sauté pan on high heat.
  5. Add remaining oil, squash and zucchini.
  6. Brown vegetables then add garlic, red pepper flakes, and tomatoes.
  7. Toss gently and add sherry.
  8. Turn off heat and add tomato juice.
  9. Finish by placing mixture in serving bowl, top with cooked fillets, croutons, and parsley leaves.

 * CHEF’S NOTE: Juice 1/2 lemon on finished dish to enhance tomato flavor. If desired, substitute tomato juice for strained fresh tomato “water.” Flaking the meat of the cooked fillets is optional.

 Final words

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5. Add remaining oil, squash and zucchini.

6. Brown vegetables then add garlic, red pepper flakes, and tomatoes.

7. Toss gently and add sherry.

8. Turn off heat and add tomato juice.

9. Finish by placing mixture in serving bowl, top with cooked fillets, croutons, and parsley leaves.

10. CHEF’S NOTE: Juice 1/2 lemon on finished dish to enhance tomato flavor. If desired, substitute tomato juice for strained fresh tomato “water.” Flaking the meat of the cooked fillets is optional to promote ease of eating.





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