Milk poached smoked cod with bacon
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Yummy Milk poached smoked cod with bacon Recipe

A traditional winter meal of poached fish, potato and crispy bacon.
Milk poached smoked cod with bacon
Prep Time : 0:20 | Cook Time : 0:20 | Total Time : 0:40 | Serving : 4 person.

Ingredients

  • 300g chat potatoes, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 100g Backfatters German bacon, chopped

  • 1 onion, thinly sliced

  • 500g undyed smoked cod

  • 300ml full-cream milk

  • 300ml thickened cream

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 2 thyme sprigs

Method

  • Step 1

    Cook potato in a pan of boiling salted water for 8 minutes or until tender. Drain.

  • Step 2

    Heat oil in a deep frypan over medium heat. Add the bacon and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel.

  • Step 3

    Reduce heat to medium-low, add onion to pan and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes until softened but not coloured. Add fish, milk, cream, bay leaf and thyme, then season. Cover surface with baking paper and poach for 6-8 minutes until the fish flakes easily with a fork. Add potato and cook for 5 minutes to warm through.

  • Step 4

    Using a slotted spoon, carefully remove fish and potato, and transfer to a platter. Strain poaching liquid, reserving bay leaf and thyme, then pour over fish and potato. Top with the bacon and reserved bay leaf and thyme to serve.

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