Fish / shellfish

Cod in vegetable crust ratatouille style

If it is a fish that is easy to cook, fine and tasty on the palate, it is definitely cod.

Accompanied by its delicious ratatouille, here is the cod back in a vegetable crust.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 2 cod back
  • 15g butter
  • 1 courgettes
  • 1 small eggplant
  • 1 pepper green
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 podsgarlic
  • 1 onions
  • 1 tsp of tomato paste
  • Salt pepper
  • Olive oil

Recipe for cod fillet in a vegetable crust:

The recipe can be broken down into 2 steps and can even be prepared the day before with the realization of the ratatouille 24 hours before, it is even better.

  • Start by washing all the vegetables well.
  • Cut each vegetable into small cubes of about 1 cl aside
  • Finely mince the onion and crush the garlic
  • Sweat the onion in a saucepan with olive oil
  • Add the vegetables and crushed garlic then cook for 30 minutes over low heat and covered
  • Remove then keep the juice given during cooking
  • Mix the tomato paste with the vegetables in order to have a homogeneous and consistent mixture
  • Store this vegetable preparation

The second step is to cook the cod:

  • Preheat the oven to 180 °
  • Wash the cod and remove the bones
  • Brown a little butter in a pan and brown on each side
  • Then put the cod in a buttered baking dish and cover with ratatouille to make a crust
  • Bake and cook for 15-20 min depending on the thickness
  • Take out of the oven then cut the fish into 4 equal parts
  • Arrange on each plate

You can serve with a little rice or a steamed potato and use the ratatouille juice as a base for the sauce, once diluted with a little tomato paste.

Enjoy your meal !

Video: A make do Ratatouille recipe due to what vegetables were available (September 2021).