COD SPRINKLED WITH SLICED ALMONDS & LEMON ZEST IN AN APRICOT – DIJON SAUCE

–cod (size of 3 decks of cards, one-half pound)

–sliced almonds (one-third small package)

–lemon zest (lemon peel)

–lemon juice

–apricot preserves (one-third cup)

–Dijon mustard

–salt and pepper

–olive oil

1 – Place one-third cup of apricot preserves in a measuring cup.  Add 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard.  Stir. 

2 – Place cod in a covered baking dish without water.  Drench in lemon juice.  Season with salt, pepper, lemon zest, and olive oil.  Spread the apricot – Dijon sauce over the top.  Sprinkle with one-third small package of sliced almonds. 

3 – Microwave on high for 7 minutes.  Cod is done when it begins to break apart.

4 – Serve the cod hot.

–cod adapted from the food.com web site.

Author: Celia Hales

Site features gourmet Mediterranean microwave cooking, often featuring original recipes by the blogger as well as recipes by master chef Edward Giobbi; and a second site on the spiritual dimension of the law of attraction.

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