Rock Cod in a Hurry

Preparation info
  • Serves

    3 to 4

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Clay-Pot Cookbook

By Georgia Sales

Published 1974

  • About

Here's your basic steamed fish recipe for cooks with no time to spare. Other kinds of fish can be substituted, but we urge you to try it with rock cod. This one is simple, quick, and hard to improve.


  • 3 pounds rock cod
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons melted but


Presoak a clay pot, top and bottom, in water for 15 minutes.

Wash the fish in cold running water, then squeeze the juice of lemon over the fish and let stand while the pot is soaking. Set the juiced lemon aside.

When ready to cook, brush the fish with the melted butter. Slice the reserved juiced lemon and place it both inside and outside of the fish. Place the fish in the pot; a