NORWEGIAN SKATE OR CODFISH IN BLACK BUTTER

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  1. margcata

    margcata Banned

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    By. Margcata

    2 large fish slabs cleaned around 500 kg each

    4 shallots peeled and finely chopped

    4 tblsps of white wine vinegar

    sea salt

    6 black peppercorns

    slice of lemon zest

    2 bay leaves

    sprig of thyme

    One and a half tblsps of capers from Sicilia soaked in water for 20 mins.

    1 tblsp flat leaf parsley

    1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees farenheit

    2. Put a serving dish in to warm

    3. Put the fish in an oven tray, and sprinkle over with the shallots, 3 tblsps vinegar, some seasalt, and the peppercorns, zest, and the herbs.

    4. Add sufficient water to just cover the fish

    5. Let cook 15 mins.

    6. The fish is done when the flesh lifts easily from its gelatinous centre.

    7. In a heavy pan, over high heat, add unsalted butter, capers and remaining vinegar

    8. Then pour over fish still fizzing over the fish

    9. sprinkle with the parsley
     
  2. ishbel

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    Surely that should that read 2 x 500g pieces of skate?   
     
  3. margcata

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    My typing error ... yes, 500 grams in total or a half kilo of skate or codfish.