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Cod with herby cheese topping

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A simple way to make cod even more delicious.
Serves
2
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
25 minutes
Each 228g serving contains (excludes serving suggestion)
KCal
259
Carbs
8.50g
Fibre
0.30g
Protein
31.80g
Fat
10.80g
Saturates
4.90g
Sugars
2.50g
Salt
0.70g
Portion Fruit & Veg
0
Ingredients
Ingredients
15g polyunsaturated spread
15g plain flour
100ml milk
25g strong Cheddar or other hard cheese, grated
1 tsp English mustard
2 tbsp chopped mixed herbs
freshly ground black pepper
2 thick chunks cod fillet (or any other chunky white fish) approx. 150g each
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas 6. Melt the spread in a small pan, whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Gradually add the milk, whisking continuously, and simmer for a minute until you have a thick sauce.
  3. Stir through the cheese, mustard and herbs, and season with the black pepper.
  4. Place the cod pieces onto a baking sheet and spoon over the sauce.
  5. Place in the oven and cook for about 15 minutes until the fish is cooked.
  6. Serve with rice and your choice of vegetables.
Chefs tips
  • Try using different herb combinations, such as parsley and dill or coriander and chives.
  • This topping is suitable for mackerel fillets, haddock, river cobbler or tilapia.
  • You could allow the sauce to cool then spread over the fish and refrigerate until needed.
  • Remove from the fridge for 10 minutes before cooking as normal.
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