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Spanish Cod with White Wine Saffron Sauce

By Albert Bevia


Segorbe, VC, ES

 Segorbe, VC

Recipe Level

Prep Time

10 Mins

Cook Time

15 Mins




About Recipe

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.


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

Cooking Procedure


n n 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 peppern n 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 mixn n 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!nn


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