Crab Stuffed Cod

WaffleCrumbs aka Lyn

By
@wafflecrumbs

Best fish dish I've had in a while, loved the stuffing! Served with cheesy mashed potatoes and broccoli cole slaw. Adapted from cookingwithcbp.blogspot.com.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
butter
2
green onion, minced
1/2 small
red bell pepper, diced
1/2
jalapeno pepper, minced
1 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1/4 c
heavy cream
2
egg yolks
1 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1 Tbsp
fresh chives, chopped
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
old bay seasoning
1/2 lb
lump crabmeat (i used louis kemp imitation crabmeat)
kosher salt & pepper
1 1/2 lb
cod filet

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 400*. Melt butter on medium heat in a 9" saute pan. Add vegetables & cook until soft, about 3-5 minutes.
2Add flour and stir on medium heat until light blonde in color, about 4-5 minutes.
3Stir in heavy cream, then remove from heat.
4In a separate mixing bowl, combine egg yolks, mustard, cayenne pepper, chives and seasoning.
5Slowly add small amounts of vegetable roux to egg mixture, stirring constantly until well incorporated. Mix in crab meat, season with salt and pepper and keep cold.
6Make a small cut into the center of each piece of fish along the length, but don't cut all the way through.
7Season the pieces of fish with salt & pepper. Place 2 tablespoons of filling into the cut on each fish.
8Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake 10-12 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American