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Cod with Exotic Mushrooms

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Recipe By Chef Jim Coleman

Some studies suggest mushrooms have anti-cancer properties. Either way, this is a delicious pairing with fish.


  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cod filets 6-8 ounces
  • 1½ cups of mixed gourmet mushrooms
  • ¼ cup shallots
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • ¼ cup vegetable broth
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste


    1. Heat oil in a large non-stick sauté pan over medium heat. Sear the fish on both sides 2-3 minutes. Remove from pan and add more oil, if necessary.
    2. Add mushrooms, shallots, garlic and sauté 1-2 minutes. Toss in thyme and broth. Cook until the liquid reduces by one-third.
    3. Return the fish and finish cooking a few minutes more. Season with salt and pepper. To serve, plate fish and spoon mushroom mixture on top. Serve with vegetable risotto.
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