Stir Fried Cod Cheeks

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Seafood


  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb cod cheeks
  • 4 chilli finely sliced
  • 4 garlic clove finely sliced
  • 4 spring onion finely sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Finely zest and juice half the lime.
  • Add the olive oil to a hot pan, then saute the cod cheeks with the chilli, garlic and spring onion. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Once the fish is cooked (about four minutes), remove from the heat and add the lime juice and zest.
  • Finely chop the remaining half of lime and cook gently in a separate pan to release the fruit sugars, until caramelised. Transfer the fish to a plate, garnish with the caramelised lime and serve with rice, potatoes or crusty bread.
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