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Cod with ginger butter

Savory recipes Spring Summer Under 30 minutes Expert Casserole Poêle
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
10 minutes
4 people


  1. Place the cod steaks on a plate, cover with coarse salt, and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  2. Wash the mussels and cockles. Cook the shellfish over high heat for 2 minutes in a covered saucepan with a little white wine and some parsley stems, until they open. Set aside.
  3. Rinse the cod steaks under cold water to remove the salt, then put them back in the refrigerator.
  4. Blend the black garlic cloves with the milk and cream in a blender.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, strain, and chill.
  6. Rub a little oil on the cod steaks, then season.
  7. Cook the cod (skin facing down) in a frying pan with a drizzle of oil for 3 minutes.
  8. Peel and grate the ginger.
  9. Boil 5 cl (1/5 cup) of water in a saucepan, add the ginger, and let infuse for 5 minutes.
  10. Remove from the heat and add the juice from a lemon.
  11. Add a few pieces of butter to the sauce and let them melt before mixing. Season as needed.
  12. Cook the snow peas and fava beans in a saucepan of boiling water, then plunge them in ice water.
  13. Coat the vegetables with the lemon butter.
  14. Heat the milk, garlic, and cream mixture. Blend with a hand blender until fluffy.
  15. Arrange the cod steak on a plate with some green vegetables and a little whipped garlic, then top with the shellfish.


  • 4 boneless cod steaks (150 g or 5.3 oz each)
  • 200 g (7 oz) coarse salt
  • 250 g (9 oz) fava beans
  • 500 g (17.6 oz) snow peas
  • 1 piece of fresh ginger (2 cm or a little less than an inch)
  • 120 g (1/2 cup) butter
  • Salt, pepper
  • 300 g (10.6 oz) cockles
  • 300 g (10.6 oz) mussels
  • 20 cl (4/5 cup) white wine
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 3 cloves of
  • black garlic
  • 30 cl (1 and 1/4 cups) milk
  • 10 cl (2/5 cup) liquid cream
  • Salt, pepper




Why use a saucepan?

Sitram saucepans are versatile utensils fit for many preparations (soups, pasta, rice and sauces to name a few)

Fry pan

Fry pan

The benefits of cooking with a frying pan

With its round and shallow shape, this versatile utensil allows you to cook to your taste a variety of foods, from steaks to whole fish, burgers, meatballs, and all sorts of sauteed vegetables, pasta or cereals.


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