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Cod with Asian crumb

Recipe (dinner)

This easy recipe will turn your cod fillet into something a bit different. Make sure to cook with sustainably sourced cod (or any other white fish) fresh or frozen. With only 5 delicious ingredients you can make a perfect Asian crumb on top!

  • 1

    Pre heat the oven on 180°C.

  • 2

    Put a little sauce pan on medium heat. Melt the butter and then add the garlic and the chili. Add the sesame oil and let it simmer for 1 minute.

  • 3

    Add the lemongrass and ginger to the pan and let it simmer for another 2-3 minutes. Then add the coriander and the lime zest, let it simmer for a minute, then add the panko and stir well. Put the mixture the crumb aside.

  • 4

    Dry the fish fillets with a piece of kitchen paper. Put the crumb mixture on the top side of the cod until there’s a thick, firm layer on it.

  • 5

    Put the fish fillets in the pre heated oven and roast the fish for 6-9 minutes. The crumb must then be crunchy and golden brown.

  • 6

    Put the fish on a plate, drizzle some extra butter over and serve with the fresh spring onion, extra salt and a part of lime.


  • - 40 g butter

  • - 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

  • - ½ chili pepper, seeds out, finely chopped

  • - 1 tbsp sesame oil

  • - ½ stalk of lemongrass, finely chopped

  • - 2 slices of ginger, finely chopped

  • - 4-5 sprigs of coriander, finely chopped

  • - half a lime, zest aside, parts aside

  • - 1 tbsp panko

  • - 2 cod fillets (150 g each)

  • - ½ spring onion, sliced diagonally

  • - salt

  • 2 persons