–cod (size of 4 decks of cards, 1 pound)
–basil (1 tablespoon, dried, divided)
–potatoes (2, medium, cut into bite-sized pieces)
–tomato (fresh, medium, chopped)
–green onions (3 stalks, finely chopped)
–cayenne (bottled, one-quarter teaspoon, more if like very spicy)
–clam juice (one-eighth cup, bottled)
–white wine (one-eighth cup)
–salt and pepper
1 – Place the cut potatoes and chopped tomato in a covered baking dish. Season with salt, pepper, basil, cayenne, and olive oil. Microwave on high for 8 minutes.
2 – Nestle the cod amid the sauce and vegetables. Season with salt, pepper, basil, cayenne, and olive oil. Sprinkle the green onions on top. Microwave on high for 7 minutes. (Cod is done when it begins to break apart.)
3 – Serve the cod hot, atop the vegetables.
–cod adapted from Edward Giobbi’s Pleasures of the Good Earth.