What's for Dinner? Cod w/ Chorizo & Kale


This was an easy and delicious way to serve cod.

Believe it or not, I still have kale in my frosty garden, so I took the liberty of adding some green to the dish.

You will love the breadcrumbs here (who wouldn't?). I left mine kind of coarse and chunky and they really finished the dish.


Cod w/ Chorizo & Breadcrumbs (adapted from Bon Appetit):

4 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 Tbsp. fresh oregano leaves
1 small shallot, thinly sliced
2 oz. smoked Spanish chorizo, halved, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp. Sherry or red wine vinegar
4 6-oz. pieces skinless cod or halibut fillets
2 3/4-inch-thick slices country-style bread, crusts removed
1 bunch of lacinato kale or fresh spinach
1 large garlic clove, chopped


Heat oven to 425°.

Pulse bread in a food processor until coarse crumbs form.

Heat 2 Tbsp. oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add breadcrumbs. Cook, stirring often, until golden and crisp, about 3 minutes; season with salt and pepper. Transfer mixture to a bowl, add parsley and oregano; toss to combine. Wipe out skillet.


Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallot and chorizo and cook, stirring often, until chorizo is just crisp, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and mix in vinegar; season with salt and pepper. Wipe out skillet.

Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in same skillet over medium-high heat. Season cod with kosher salt and pepper and cook until bottom side begins to turn opaque, about 3 minutes. Transfer skillet to oven and roast until fish is cooked through, about 6-8 minutes longer.

While the cod is cooking, heat the kale and garlic in a skillet with some olive oil and cook about 5 minutes until wilted, season with kosher salt.

Spoon the chorizo and vinegar over the fish and top with the breadcrumbs.
Serve with sauteed spinach or kale.


Enjoy!

Pin It

Comments

Natalia B said…
I'm a cod-oholic, just love COD! My husband has asked me to stop preparing cod, because he's sick of it, but this is a great recipe to try because it combines cod with 2 other interesting ingredients: chorizo and kale. Can't wait to try it! Thanks Stacey.
sounds delicious and an interesting mix. I love big chunky bread crumbs and it's hard to save them for the dish!
Oui Chef said…
I agree, this is a brilliant dish!
Another really tempting dish. I am such a sucker for chorizo and it does go so well with cod. Looks lovely x