Poached Norwegian Cod with Carrot Stew and Bacon

Poached Norwegian Cod with Carrot Stew and Bacon

This is a Norwegian classic with cod. With carrot stew and crispy bacon this is traditional food for the whole family.

Difficulty Medium
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Carrot stew

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  • Cut the cod into servings.

  • Bring water with salt to a boil, add the fish and bring to a boil.

  • Turn down the heat and let the fish poach until just cooked through, approx. 10 minutes.

  • Pan-fry bacon crispy.

Carrot stew

  • Cut carrot into dices and cook in lightly salted water for approx. 4 minutes.

  • Drain well.

  • Make a sauce by heating margarine in a pan, add flour and whisk in milk, a little at a time.

  • Stir well and bring to a boil between every time you add milk to make an even sauce. Let the sauce simmer for 2-3 minutes.

  • Add the carrot dices and taste with salt and nutmeg.

Serve the cod with bacon, carrot stew and boiled potatoes.