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norma's 30 minute maple-dijon cod

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Norma DeRemer
York, PA

This dish is a balance of sweet and savory and came together in under 30 minutes. My goal is now to loose some of my weight by eating more no-fat recipes. This is a keeper for sure.

★★★★★ 2
serves 4

Ingredients For norma's 30 minute maple-dijon cod

  • 4 tsp
    olive oil, divided
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown or yellow mustard seeds
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp
    pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp
    balsomic vinegar
  • sea salt and freah ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 1/4 lb
    center cut cod fillet, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 bunch
    green onions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 12 c
    baby spinach

How To Make norma's 30 minute maple-dijon cod

  • 1
    In a small non stick skillet, heat 2 teaspoon of oil on medium low heat.
  • 2
    Add mustard seeds and stir to coat. Cover and cook until seeds begin to pop, about 6 minutes.
  • 3
    Turn off heat and let sit, covered until popping stops, about 2 minutes.
  • 4
    Remove cover and stir in dijon mustard, maple syrup, vinegar, salt and pepper and set aside.
  • 5
    Adjust 1 oven rack 3 to 4 inches from elements and preheat broiler to high.
  • 6
    Line a large baking sheet with foil and arrange cod on baking sheet in a single layer.
  • 7
    Spoon on dijon mixture over top of cod.
  • 8
    Transfer to top rack and broil until cooked throught and flakes easily when tested with a fork, about 8 minutes. Watch not to burn. (I turned broiler down to low heat at the end)
  • 9
    Remove from oven and cover loosely with foil to keep warm.
  • 10
    Heat a large nonstick skillet on medium high and add remaining 2 teaspoons of oil.
  • 11
    Add greem onions and sauce, stirring occasionally for 1 minute.
  • 12
    Add spinach and cook until just wilted, about 2 minutes. Season with additional salt and pepper.
  • 13
    Remove from heat and spoon spinach onto serving plates and top with cod, dividing evenly.

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