Baked Cod with Cheese and Chive Sauce

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  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
For The Love Of The Sea: A cook book to celebrate the British seafood community and their food

By Jenny Jefferies

Published 2021

  • About

I love my job. Where else can you sail past stunning Norwegian fjords, take in the Northern Lights and encounter schools of whales for free? And of course, sample the freshest of fish, just out of the sea. I catch the fish; Shirley cooks it. — Mark McGorrin, chief mate, the Kirkella.


  • 4 pieces of fresh cod, skinned and boned
  • Black pepper
  • 25 g unsalted butter</


Preheat the oven to 200°c or 180°c fan. Take the cod out of the fridge, season with black pepper and let it rest on a plate for about 10 minutes while you gather the other ingredients.

Melt the butter in a large frying pan. I prefer to use unsalted butter as the