Cod Poached in Spicy Tomato Broth

  • carolfitz Posted: 11/19/10
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    Followed the broth proportions but subbed clam juice for water. Added 1 can of white beans (drained and rinsed) and 8 littlenecks to the poaching liquid. Put in 4 sections of cod when the clams had just begun to open, sprinkled with a handful of torn basil, then covered to poach til the clams opened, less than 5 min. Olives to finish. Served in wide bowls with warm garlic ciabbatta sticks to soak up the broth. And the rest of the white wine, of course. Pretty good.

  • kate1224 Posted: 11/14/09
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    This a great recipe that my spouse and I loved. The fish took a little longer than the 5min-- but that was probably due to the thickness. When the fish was done, we took it out and crushed the tomatoes and reduced the broth (took another 5-10 minutes) to more of a thicker broth/sauce-- so delicious!!!

  • veryslowcook Posted: 08/14/10
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    This is my new favorite way to prepare cod. Served in a shallow bowl over angel hair pasta to make good use of the extra sauce. The cod fillets were a bit thick, so I had to cook them 9-10 min.

  • JanetMcD Posted: 02/20/09
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    While my husband and I really enjoyed it, my kids were not fans. The sauce is a bit watery. I used flounder, and while I really don't like flounder, for the first time, I enjoyed it. I will try it again later with cod.

  • goaugiedoggies Posted: 09/10/09
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    Possibly worthy of a special occasion, but borderline. Excellent for a weeknight meal. Unlike many recipes that claim they're spicy, this one really is and I LIKE that. Served it with Forbidden Rice cooked with vegetable stock which was good. Next time I'd add some steamed green beans or broccoli for additional color on the plate. Good solid recipe which has the added bonus of being low cal and healthy.

  • annahovna Posted: 02/24/10
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    I thought this was a great recipe. Just a few mods. I sauteed an onion with the garlic. At the advice of other reviewers (thanks, btw) I also added some white beans and cut back on the stock a bit (I like it brothy). Omitted the olives as the hubby doen't like them. Served over orzo. Yummy & very easy!

  • BrasilianBeauty Posted: 05/19/09
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    Loved the recipe. Very easy to make. I added leeks, rosemary and thyme. Very yummy.

  • JenfromTx Posted: 09/02/09
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    Loved it! Hubbie said it's one of his top 5 recipes (for home cooked). I sauted a shallot to start with and used fresh garlic. I also added a can of northern white beans (drained and rinsed) and skipped the water. It was FABULOUS! Definitely more stew like without the water.

  • MomBell Posted: 09/10/09
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    Good idea, but I don't think that this recipe was tested before it was printed. The recipe was way too watery -- almost soupy. Also, the directions were wrong. They should read the "next 5" ingredients and not 4. My husband thought it is worth another try, although I will eliminate the water completely and, if necessary, will use a small amount of chicken broth.

  • ColleenCooks Posted: 09/08/09
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    Made it the same way as Jen. The beans are perfect...thanks Jen!!! This was fantastic. Even my "meat and potatoes" husband loved it. Will definitely make again and again!!!

  • JFromAnnapolis Posted: 11/09/09
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    Good not great. For those who thought it was watery...the word "Broth" means just that. Not sauce or gravy...

  • 3doglife Posted: 01/04/10
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    This was very easy & delicious. I substituted chicken broth for the water and cut it down to about 1/2 cup, used fresh tilapia (no cod available where I live), added jalapenos & simmered the sauce a while longer. Served over sauteed spinach & canneloni beans and topped with fresh grated parmesan

  • keywester Posted: 01/15/10
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    Very simple, fast, and few ingredients. Absolutely delicious. Everyone loved it. I added a little more red pepper flakes and a bit more dried basil. Salt and pepper were added after plating. You can serve your in-laws this dish.

  • jessicas314 Posted: 11/01/10
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    This was really delicious and easy. I added white beans and served it with couscous. I would definitely make it again and want to try it with another white flaky fish.

  • mrsdoyle Posted: 03/27/11
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    What a great dish! My cod was also thick so I did cook it for nine minutes. Served over orzo with a sprinkling of feta cheese, it was a satisfying meal!

  • Deanna24 Posted: 07/07/11
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    Add brown sugar to taste!! It compliments the red pepper. Saute garlic with onion. Serve on top a bed of spinach. Healthy and delicious.

  • nicolej84 Posted: 09/03/11
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    This was very watered down. The fish absorbed very little of the flavorful broth. I served it, however, with a delicious pasta puttanesca (recipe from cooking light). I ended up putting the pasta sauce on the fish for more flavor. The puttanesca sauce has the same ingredients, so it made shopping easier.

  • Luncho Posted: 02/13/12
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    Very easy recipe to cook. Kids liked it and sopped up the excess liquid with crusty french bread. Forgot the capers once and really didn't miss them.

  • kpaquette Posted: 01/02/13
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    This is a quick, flavorful healthy meal. I make it with double the tomatoes (a large can) because I like it more like a stew. I served it in pasta bowls. And I sub chicken stock for the water. Served with crusty Italian bread that I brushed with olive oil and salt and pepper and toasted under the broiler.

  • linseym Posted: 03/04/13
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    Super easy and great for kids (except for the capers and olives) and adults alike. I used extra tomatoes and less water. Lots of flavor and very healthy.

  • Cynruthie Posted: 02/08/14
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    Extremely easy, fast and quite good. I also substituted chicken broth for the water and served it with crusty garlic bread.

  • Saluda Posted: 08/24/13
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    La Mesa, CA

    Easy. Very flavorful. Used Costco frozen tilapia. My husband loved it!

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