Cheesy Citrus Cod

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Cheesy Citrus Cod









2 x 170g (6oz) chunky cod or haddock fillet, fresh or defrosted
1 x 15ml spoon (1 tablespoon) olive oil
salt and black pepper
rind of half an orange
55g (2oz) low fat soft cheese

4 x 15ml spoon (4 tablespoons) half fat creme fraiche
rind and juice of half an orange
salt and black pepper
2 x 15ml spoon (2 tablespoons) fresh chopped chives

Serves 2


Preheat the grill

Place the fillets onto a greased grill pan and brush with the olive oil.  Season and cook for 2-3 minutes under a moderate heat.

In a small bowl mix together orange rind and low fat soft cheese.  Spread over the fish fillets.

Return to the grill and continue to cook for a further 4-5 minutes.

To make the sauce: place the creme fraiche and orange rind and juice into a pan.  Heat gently for 3-4 minutes, season and add the chopped chives.

Serve the fish and sauce with mashed potatoes and broccoli.