–cod (size of 4 decks of cards, 1 pound)
–parsley (fresh, 1 handful, chopped)
–green peas (frozen, 1 and one-half cups)
–green onions (3 stalks, chopped)
–minced garlic (bottled, 1 tablespoon)
–white wine (one-quarter cup)
–salt and pepper
–basmati rice (packaged, 1 cup uncooked rice)
1 – Prepare the basmati rice by package instructions for microwaving; brands differ.
2 – Place the green peas and white wine in a covered baking dish. Season with salt, pepper, minced garlic, and olive oil. Stir. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
3 – Nestle the cod amid the green peas. Season with salt and pepper. Top with parsley and green onions. Finish with a few drops of olive oil.
4 – Microwave the cod for 7 minutes. Cod is done when it begins to break apart.
5 – Serve cod and green peas hot, atop the rice.
–cod adapted from Edward Giobbi’s Pleasures of the Good Earth.