Cod with honey-glazed onions

For a simple but effective way of serving a very popular fish, try this rich and tasty cod dish from James Martin
By James Martin
Cod with honey-glazed onions
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  • Serves: Serves 4
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy



  • 4 cod steaks
  • 2 large white onions, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • a dash of white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/gas 5. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a heavy-based frying pan. Gently fry the onion and garlic until softened.

2. Add the white wine vinegar, honey, thyme, bay and rosemary. Cook gently, stirring now and then, until the onions and garlic are golden brown.

3. Cut a slash into each cod steak with a sharp knife. Stuff the cod with the cooled onion and herb mixture. Season with salt and pepper, drizzle with remaining olive oil. Place on an oiled baking sheet.

4. Roast in the oven for about 15 minutes, depending on the thickness of the cod steaks.

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