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COD PICCATA

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Ingredients  (serves 4-6)

  • 1½ pounds cod.
  • ½ cup blanched almond flour.
  • ½ teaspoon Sea salt.
  • 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning.
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil.
  • 5 tablespoons butter.
  • 1 cup chicken stock.
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup brined capers
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped parsley

Directions

  1. Cut the cod into 6 pieces
  2. Mix together flour, seafood seasoning and sea salt
  3. Rinse the cod pieces in water, then dredge thoroughly in flour mixture, until well coated
  4. Heat olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet on medium high heat; add half of the cod pieces and brown well, about 3 minutes per side
  5. Transfer from skillet to a plate, and repeat with remaining cod
  6. Place plate of cod in warm oven while preparing the sauce
  7. Add chicken stock, lemon juice, and capers to skillet and use a metal spatula to loosen the browned bits and incorporate them into the sauce
  8. Reduce the sauce by half then whisk in the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter
  9. Plate the cod, pour the sauce over it and sprinkle with parsley
  10. Serve