Soy-marinated cod with fennel, dill and apple

servings4
45 minutes

Ingredients

Soy-marinated cod

  • 4 cod fillets, each weighing 125g
  • 50ml of soy sauce
  • 1 dash of olive oil

Fennel apple salad

  • 1 fennel bulb
  • 4 sprigs of dill, chopped
  • 40g of sesame seeds
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and cored
  • 5 sprigs of fresh coriander, leaves picked
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • lemon juice

Method

1
To start the dish, marinate the cod in the soy sauce for 20 minutes. Remove the fish and pat dry
  • 4 cod fillets
  • 50ml of soy sauce
2
Slice the fennel very finely with a knife or mandoline and place in a bowl. Mix in a pinch of salt, a squeeze of lemon juice and some chopped dill
  • 1 fennel bulb
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • lemon juice
  • 4 sprigs of dill
3
Toast the sesame seeds under the grill until golden. Cut the apple into thin batons and add to the fennel along with the sesame seeds
  • 40g of sesame seeds
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and cored
4
Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 5
5
Place a large non-stick pan on a high heat with a small dash of oil. Evenly sear the cod, colouring for approximately 1 minute on each side. Place in the oven for 3 minutes, then remove and rest for 4 minutes to finish cooking through
  • 1 dash of olive oil
6
Give the fennel salad another mix and place into the centre of each plate. Place the cod on top of the salad, garnish with the coriander leaves and serve immediately
  • 5 sprigs of fresh coriander, leaves picked