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Crunch topped Cod Recipe

Crunch Topped Cod

Farmersgirl Kitchen
A retro recipe from 2004, combining tender fish fillets, spinach, tomatoes and a crunchy topping of crush crisps (chips). 
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course main, Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 1110 kcal


  • 4 175g/6oz pieces of cod fillet (or other white fish)
  • 4 small tomatoes sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic peeled and sliced
  • 500 g spinach, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 125 g mascarpone cheese
  • 75 g g/3oz Cheddar cheese grated
  • 30 g plain crisps, lightly crushed


  • Preheat the grill to high. Place the cod on a foil lined grill pan. Season with salt and pepper. Top with tomato slices. Grill for 3-4 minutes until the fish is cooked through.
  • While the fish is cooking, heat the oil in a large pan. Fry the garlic of r1 min. Add the spinach. Cover; cook over a medium heat for 3-4 minutes until wilted. Draini n a sieve, pressing out the excess liquid with the back of a spoon. Season with nutmeg and freshly ground black pepper. Keep warm.
  • Apread the mascarpone over the tomatoes an fish. Top wth Cheddar chees; season. Grill for 2-3 minutes until melted. Scatter over the crisps; gril lfor 1 min until golden. Serve the fish with the warm spinach.


Calories: 1110kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 172gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 437mgSodium: 760mgPotassium: 4847mgFiber: 4gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 13730IUVitamin C: 62.6mgCalcium: 459mgIron: 7.4mg