– Spanish Cod with White Wine Saffron Sauce –
This Spanish Cod with White Wine Saffron Sauce is truly an incredible dish, it´s easy to make, uses simple ingredients and done in under 30 minutes. With everyone´s busy schedule, this is the perfect dish for a busy weeknight or for a weekend lunch. Folk´s, it doesn´t get any easier to cook cod than this, and the combination of flavors in this dish are absolutely mind-blowing. Serve it next to a simple salad and some roasted baby potatoes for a complete meal.
– The Ultimate White Wine Saffron Sauce –
The secret to this Spanish cod is the white wine saffron sauce, it really elevates this dish to a restaurant quality dish. The saffron I used in this recipe was sent to me by Golden Saffron, honestly some of the best saffron threads I have ever tasted in my life….Whatever you do, don´t use imitation saffron to make this sauce, it will not work and will heavily lack in flavor. Watch the video below on How to Make Spanish Cod with White Wine Saffron Sauce or check out the recipe card below, which you can print. Salud!
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Spanish Cod with White Wine Saffron Sauce
- -1 14oz cod fillet 400 grams
- -2 tbsp extra virgin Spanish olive oil
- -1/2 small onion
- -1 clove garlic
- -2 tbsp diced red bell pepper
- -2 tbsp chopped scallions
- -1/2 tsp golden saffron threads
- -1/2 cup white wine
- -sea salt
- -black pepper
- -fresh chives
Finely mince 1 clove of garlic, finely dice 1/2 onion and reserve 2 tbsp, finely chop a 1/4 piece of a red bell pepper and reserve 2 tbsp, roughly chop 2 tbsp of scallions, cut a 14 ounce (400 grams) fillet of cod into 3 or 4 evenly sized pieces and season them with sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper
Heat a nonstick frying pan with a medium-high heat and add 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, about 1 minute later add the 2 tbsp of diced onions and the 2 tbsp of diced bell peppers and mix with the oil, after cooking for 3 minutes add the minced garlic and the 2 tbsp of chopped scallions, mix with the onions and bell peppers, 30 seconds later add 1/2 tsp of saffron threads and season with sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper, after mixing it all together add 1/2 cup of white wine and give it a gentle mix
Once the wine comes to a boil add the cod fillets into the pan and place a lid on the pan, 4 minutes later remove the lid and flip the cod fillets and place the lid back on the pan, after another 4 minutes remove the pan from the heat, add the cod fillets to a dish and spoon the white wine saffron sauce over the fillets, garnish with fresh chives, enjoy!
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