A touch of heat in the cayenne blends well with the surprise taste of ginger & oregano. . .
–cod (size of 4 decks of cards, 1 pound)
–oregano (dried, 1 teaspoon, bottled)
–ginger (dried, 1 teaspoon, bottled)
–parsley (fresh, 1 handful, chopped)
–cayenne (one-half teaspoon)
–minced garlic (1 tablespoon, bottled)
–white wine (one-quarter cup)
–brandy (2 tablespoons)
–salt and pepper
–extra virgin olive oil
1 – Place the cod in a covered baking dish. Add the white wine and brandy. Season the cod with salt, pepper, oregano, ginger, cayenne, and minced garlic. Finish by sprinkling with fresh parsley and a few drops of extra virgin olive oil.
2 – Microwave on high for 8 minutes. Cod is done when it begins to break apart.
3 – Serve the cod and sauce hot.
–cod adapted from Edward Giobbi’s Eat Right, Eat Well—the Italian Way.