Cod with Fennel and Potatoes

In this recipe, all of the ingredients go into just one skillet -- and come out as one delicious meal.

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  • Servings: 4
Cod with Fennel and Potatoes

Source: Everyday Food, March 2004

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 fennel bulb, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (reserve fronds for garnish)
  • 1 pound russet potatoes, peeled, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 strips orange zest, 1/2-inch-wide
  • Coarse salt
  • 4 skinless, boneless cod fillets, (6 ounces each)

Directions

  1. In a 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring frequently until onion is soft, about 7 minutes. Add tomato paste; stirring to combine. Add fennel, potatoes, chicken broth or water, and orange zest; season with salt and pepper; stirring to combine. Cover, and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.

  2. Season fish with salt and pepper. Place on top of vegetables in skillet; reduce heat. Cover; simmer until fish is opaque throughout, 8 to 10 minutes. Serve with chopped reserved fennel fronds.

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