Roasted Cod with Leek and Tomato

Roasted Cod with Leek and Tomato

With a firm, white meaty flesh and mild flavor, cod is roasted to perfection with leeks and tomatoes and served topped with a crunchy lemon and herb crumb.

1 hr 20 mins total time

30 mins active time

Easy

Serves 2

Ingredients


Measurements:

Herb and lemon crumb:

  • 2 (3 oz) slices stale white bread

    torn into pieces

  • 1 tbsp (½ oz) unsalted butter

    melted

  • ⅛ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp finely chopped dill
  • 1 tsp coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tsp thinly sliced chives
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest

For the cod:

  • 2 leeks

    white part only, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced

  • 3 tbsp olive oil

    plus 1 tsp extra

  • ¾ tsp kosher salt

    divided

  • Freshly ground black pepper

    to season

  • 14 oz grape tomatoes
  • 1 lb cod fillet
  • Lemon

    to serve

Instructions

  • 1Insert the wire rack into position 6. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.
  • 2Process the bread to make coarse crumbs. Transfer into a bowl.
  • 3Add the melted butter and salt and stir to coat. Spread evenly in the roasting pan.
  • 4Once preheated, place the pan in the oven and start the timer. When the Rotate Remind signals, rotate the pan and stir.
  • 5The crumbs should be toasted and browned. If not, give it a bit more.
  • 6Transfer to a bowl to cool. Add the herbs and lemon zest and stir. Set aside.
  • 7Adjust the temperature. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.
  • 8Combine the leeks with the oil, salt and season with pepper. Evenly spread in the roasting pan and set the empty bowl aside.
  • 9Once preheated, place the pan in the oven and start the timer. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.
  • 10Place the tomatoes in the empty bowl and coat in the residual oil. Drizzle the cod with the oil, sprinkle with salt and season with pepper.
  • 11Move the leeks to the center of the pan, place the cod on top and add the tomatoes. Return to the oven and start the timer.
  • 12The cod should be just opaque. If not, give it a bit more.
  • 13Drizzle with lemon juice and sprinkle with the herb and lemon crumb.