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Alaska Cod Moroccan-Style With Mango-Carrot Slaw
Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes
4 servings

4 Alaska Cod fillets (4 to 6 oz. each), fresh, thawed or frozen

2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided

1/2 c. finely chopped shallots (2 to 3 shallots)

1/4 c. chopped cilantro

2 tsp. fresh grated ginger

1 can (14.5 oz.) vegetable broth, divided

1 tsp. sugar

4 cloves garlic, chopped

* large pinch of saffron

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. allspice

2 c. dry couscous

1/4 c. toasted almond slices


Rinse any ice glaze from frozen Alaska Cod fillets under cold water; p
at dry with paper towel. Heat a heavy nonstick skillet over medium-hi
gh heat. Brush both sides of cod with 1 tablespoon oil. Place cod in
heated skillet and cook, uncovered, about 3 to 4 minutes, until brown
ed. Shake pan occasionally to keep fish from sticking.
Turn cod over, cover pan tightly and reduce heat to medium. Cook an a
dditional 6 to 8 minutes for frozen cod or 3 to 4 minutes for fresh/th
awed fish. Cook just until fish is opaque throughout. Remove fillets
from pan; keep warm.
In the same pan, sauté shallots in 1 tablespoon oil just until
soft, about 2 minutes. Add cilantro, ginger, 1 cup vegetable broth, s
ugar, garlic, saffron, cinnamon and allspice; cook until thickened. M
eanwhile, prepare couscous according to package directions, using rema
ining vegetable broth as part of the liquid.
Slaw: In large bowl, combine 1 mango peeled and sliced (about 2 c.), 1
/2 red bell pepper, finely sliced 1/2 c. shredded carrot and 1/4 c. ch
opped cilantro. In separate small bowl, blend 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juic
e and 1 tsp. grated lime peel, 2 tsp. orange juice, 1 Tbsp. honey and
1/2 tsp. cinnamon. Pour dressing over slaw; toss.
For each serving: Place about 3/4 cup couscous on a plate; top with 1/
2 c. mango slaw. Top with a cod fillet. Pour 1/4 c. shallot sauce ov
er fish; garnish with 1 tsp. toasted almonds.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 588, Total Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 52mg,
Sodium: 237mg, Carbohydrates: 88g, Dietary Fiber: 8g, Protein: 34g


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