Bacon Crushed Jersey Royals And Cod

Ingredients

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4

4 x 150g thick cod fillets

1 tbsp olive oil

300gJerseyRoyal Potatoes

300ml hot vegetable stock

25g/1oz butter

1 tbsp oil

3 rashers un-smoked bacon, chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 tbsp sherry vinegar

2 tsp clear honey

1 tbsp wholegrain mustard

4 tbsp olive oil

Jersey Royal Recipes

Bacon crushed Jersey Royals and cod

Method

Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan oven 160°C/Gas 4

For the roasted cod, heat the oil in an ovenproof frying pan and fry the cod for 2-3 minutes skin side down.  Transfer to a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 5 - 7 minutes, or until completely cooked through

For the bacon crushed potatoes, place the potatoes into a pan with the vegetable stock. Bring to the boil and cook for 20 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender. Drain, then return the potatoes to the pan and lightly crush

Heat the oil in a pan and add the bacon. Cook until the bacon is crispy.  Remove about 3 tbsp of the bacon.  Add the crushed potatoes to the remaining bacon and toss until mixed with the bacon and juices. Season well

For the dressing, mix together the vinegar, honey and mustard, whisk in the oil, taste and season

Pile the crushed potatoes and top with the cod and a pile of the reserved bacon. Pour over the dressingand serve

Tip:  If you want to serve this for dinner parties replace the cod with sea bass and serve with asparagus