Any firm whitefish can be used instead of the cod in this quick, one-dish meal.

Makes 4 servings
Cooking time: n/a


  • 2 Tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small fennel bulb, trimmed and cut into thin slices, a few fronds reserved
  • 4 small potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and shaved into large pieces
  • ¾ cup low sodium chicken broth  175 mL
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste 30 mL
  • 3 wide strips orange peel, white pith removed
  • 4 portions cod fish fillets (4 oz/125 g)


  1. In a large non-stick pan heat canola oil over medium high heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté until onion is soft, about 6-7 minutes. Add fennel and continue to cook until fennel is tender crisp, about 4-5 minutes. Add potatoes and carrots. Continue cooking.
  2. Whisk together chicken broth and tomato paste and add to pan, along with orange peel. Simmer 10 minutes, covered.
  3. Place cod fillets on top of vegetables. Cover pan and cook 10 minutes longer or until fish is cooked throughout. To serve, garnish with fennel fronds. 


Serving Size: 1 cod fillet and 1 cup (250 mL) of vegetables

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