Jane Devonshire’s Roast Cod with a Chorizo and Herb Crumb with Roast Cherry Tomatoes

Chorizo and herb crusted cod with roasted tomatoes and wilted greens.

Photo: Mike Cooper

Everyday Cook

Skill level

Preparation
10minutes

Cooking time
12minutes

Quick and easy

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • olive oil
  • 4 x 150–200g cod loin fillets
  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • 40g chorizo, chopped

For the crumb:

  • 75g chorizo, chopped
  • 120g gluten-free breadcrumbs
  • 10g fresh coriander, roughly chopped, plus extra to serve
  • 5g fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • grated zest of ½ lemon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Place all the crumb ingredients into a food processor and use the pulse setting to mix it all together. You don’t want a powdery crumb but something with a little texture. Alternatively you could finely chop the chorizo and mix it with the rest of the crumb ingredients.
  2. Put a little olive oil into the bottom of a roasting dish and place the cod on top, turning it in the oil so both sides are coated. Divide the crumb topping into four and press a portion onto each fish fillet, covering the top with a thick crumb. You might have a little left over – it depends on the size of the fillets.
  3. Put the tomatoes in the roasting dish with the fish, and sprinkle around the chopped chorizo. Place in the oven for 10–12 minutes, until the fish is cooked through. Pierce the fish with a cocktail stick – if there is any resistance it needs another couple of minutes.
  4. Serve the fish with the roast tomatoes and chorizo from the pan, along with some of the orange cooking oil, then sprinkle over some chopped coriander. I serve this with creamy mash and green vegetables or a lovely big salad.

Extract taken from Hassle Free, Gluten Free by Jane Devonshire (Absolute Press, £22) is out 20 September

Photography © Mike Cooper

More great recipes for Fish Supper

Thomasina Miers’s Fish Tacos
Homemade fish tacos. Image supplied by Home Cook/Guardian Faber
Healthy
20mins, Novice Kitchenhand
Thomasina Miers’s Fish Tacos
View the Recipe
Tasty Monkfish, Chorizo and Prawn Stew
A bowl of monkfish stew. Photo: Shutterstock/Mi.Ti.
Novice Kitchenhand
30mins, Novice Kitchenhand
Tasty Monkfish, Chorizo and Prawn Stew
View the Recipe
Tina’s Fish Pie
Serving of Tina’s Fish Pie. Photo: Grant Squibb
Healthy
80mins, Novice Kitchenhand
Tina’s Fish Pie
View the Recipe
Fish curry
Fish curry served with a side of steamed rice and garnished with coriander
Everyday Cook
25mins, Everyday Cook
Fish curry
View the Recipe