–cod (size of 4 decks of cards, 1 pound)
–green peas (frozen, packaged, 1 cup)
–green onions (2 stalks, chopped, fresh)
–minced garlic (bottled, 1 tablespoon)
–mint (dried, bottled, 1 tablespoon)
–cayenne pepper (dried, bottled, one-quarter teaspoon)
–salt and pepper
–white wine (one-quarter cup)
–jasmine rice (follow package instructions for microwaving; brands differ)
1 – Place the peas in a covered baking dish with the white wine. Season with green onions, minced garlic, mint, cayenne pepper, and olive oil. Stir well. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
2 – Nestle the cod amid the sauce. Season with salt, pepper, mint, cayenne pepper, and olive oil. Microwave on high for 7 minutes.
3 – Serve the cod and peas hot, atop jasmine rice.
–cod adapted from Edward Giobbi’s Pleasures of the Good Earth.