Crab Stuffed Cod

WaffleCrumbs aka Lyn

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@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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400*. Melt butter on medium heat in a 9" saute pan. Add vegetables & cook until soft, about 3-5 minutes.
2
Add flour and stir on medium heat until light blonde in color, about 4-5 minutes.
3
Stir in heavy cream, then remove from heat.
4
In a separate mixing bowl, combine egg yolks, mustard, cayenne pepper, chives and seasoning.
5
Slowly 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.
6
Make a small cut into the center of each piece of fish along the length, but don't cut all the way through.
7
Season the pieces of fish with salt & pepper. Place 2 tablespoons of filling into the cut on each fish.
8
Place 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