Cod Steaks with Salsa Verde

Serves: 2
Time: 35 mins


  • 420g/14oz cod steaks
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 5 anchovy fillets rinsed and dried
  • 1 small handful each of fresh parsley, chives & basil
  • 1 tbsp salted capers rinsed and dried
  • 1garlic clove peeled
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 75ml/5tbsp extra-virgin olive oil.

1) Preheat your oven to 180C/350F/gas mark 4.
2) Brush an ovenproof dish with oil and put the fish in it.
3) Brush the steaks also with a little oil and bake for around 20-30 minutes or until cooked.
4) Meanwhile chop the anchovies, herbs, capers and garlic finely in a food processor.
5) Trickle in the lemon juice and oil with the motor still running.
6) Test the fish is done by piercing with a small knife, it should be just turning opaque in the centre and starting to flake a little.
7) Serve with a little salsa verde trickled over and the rest handed round separately.