Garlic Brown Butter Cod & Strawberry Salsa

Sherri Williams


This fish dish is buttery, nutty, garlicy, sweet, fruity, spicy, earthy and just darn right delicious. The Mexican twist takes this recipe to the next level. Cooking with Love & Passion. sw :)


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min



  • 1/2 pt
    strawberries, chopped
  • 1 small
    red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    uncle gary's gourmet peppers chopped plus 1 tbsp juice-or favorite sweet peppers rings
  • 1 small
    jalapeno pepper, chopped *optional*
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 2 tsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 pinch
    smoked sea salt
  • FISH

  • 1 1/4 lb
    cod fillet, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp
    mexican blend spice
  • ·
    zest of 1 lime
  • 1/2 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 4
    garlic cloves, thinly sliced

How to Make Garlic Brown Butter Cod & Strawberry Salsa


  1. Combine salsa ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix well and chill until ready to serve.
  2. Season cod pieces evenly with olive oil, spice blend and zest, then set aside. Heat a large thick-bottomed skillet on medium heat. Add butter pieces. When butter turns light brown, add the garlic slices. Fry garlic until golden brown, then remove from skillet. Do not overcook. Add cod to skillet. Fry 2-4 minutes, then carefully flip and continue to fry for 2-4 minutes until cod is cooked through. Baste fish with butter during cooking. Transfer cod to 4 plates. Pour butter over cod. Top with garlic slices and salsa.

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About Garlic Brown Butter Cod & Strawberry Salsa

Course/Dish: Fish Fruit Salads
Regional Style: Mexican

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