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Baked Cod in Bacon with Rosemary


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  • 4 sprigs fresh Rosemary
  • 8 rashers smoked streaky bacon
  • 2 chunky cod fillets (200g each, skin on, scaled and boned)
  • 1 lemon
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


servings 2
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat oven to highest temperature.

Step 2

Strip leaves from 2 rosemary sprigs, put on chopping board and finely chop. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Roll the cod fillets in the rosmary, oil, salt and pepper until coated.

Step 4

Lay out bacon rashers (4 per cod fillet) overlapping and run the edge of a knife over to thin. Put cod fillets across and wrap rashers around.

Step 5

Drizzle olive oil into baking tray and coat. Lay in cod fillets, skin side down. Put sprig of rosemary on top of each and drizzle with olive oil.

Step 6

Bake in oven for 10-12 minutes until bacon is crispy. Serve with lemon wedges.

Good with mashed potato or new potatoes.

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