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Simple, elegant Wine and Garlic Poached Cod with Irish Colcannon is a fresh take on the traditional Irish fare and it's ready in 20 minutes.
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Wine and Garlic Poached Cod with Irish Colcannon

Simple and light Wine and Garlic Poached Cod with Irish Colcannon and roasted carrots
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Irish, Seafood
Keyword: Colcannon, Healthy Recipes, Irish Recipes, Light Meal, Poached Fish, St. Patrick's Day Recipes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Poached Cod

  • 1 lb cod fillets
  • 4 cups white wine
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ lemon sliced
  • salt and pepper

Colcannon

  • 2 russet potatoes peeled
  • 3 Yukon Gold potatoes peeled
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • 1 cup greens such as arugula or collard chopped
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp cream

Instructions

Poached Cod

  • In a deep, wide rimmed saute pan, saute garlic in olive oil over medium heat until translucent.
  • Pour in wine and bring to a simmer, not yet a full boil.
  • Salt and pepper the cod fillets.
  • Slide fillets into wine and cook until opaque.
  • Remove and season again with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with lemon slices, a ladle of poaching liquid and serve with colcannon.

Colcannon

  • Boil potatoes in a pot over high heat until you can easily pierce with fork, then drain.
  • Rice or shred potatoes with a fork until fluffy.
  • Add 2 tbsp butter and stir.
  • Add cream and stir.
  • Add green onion and arugula and stir.
  • Add remaining 4 tbsp butter on top and cover.
  • Let sit while butter melts into a pool...yum.