MSC Cod Loin, creamed leeks, tomato & brown shrimp butter recipe by Lusmanns

Andrei Lusmann

Andrei Lusmann

28th June 2018
Andrei Lusmann

MSC Cod Loin, creamed leeks, tomato & brown shrimp butter recipe by Lusmanns

Cod is a fantastically flaky fish that offers the versatility to be paired with a range of delicious flavours - Why not give the MSC Cod Loin, creamed leeks, tomato & brown shrimp butter recipe by Lusmanns recipe a try yourself?


  • Ingredients for 2 portions:
  • 60g Banana shallots
  • 12 Micro coriander leaves
  • 12 Shallot rings each
  • 150ml Oil
  • 2 Cod portion
  • 20g butter
  • 60g Salad tomato seeds removed & finally diced
  • 20g Brown shrimps
  • 14/16 Micro coriander leaves
  • 1 pinch salt & pepper
  • Creamed leeks
  • 190g Leeks (washed & small dice)
  • 100ml Cream
  • 1 pinch Salt & pepper
  • 20g butter


To make creamed leeks:
• Sweat off the leeks in butter without colour, add the cream bring to the boil & simmer until all cream has nearly gone, you should then be left with a nice creamed texture without lots of moisture.
• Season
To make tomato butter:
• Melt the butter in a pan and sweat off the shallots, until transparent. Add the white wine & reduce until almost gone
• then add the tomatoes
• When fish is nearly cooked fold in the shrimps & parsley
• Taste for Seasoning
To make shallot rings:
• Thinly slice the shallot and break into individual rings (these are similar to onion rings)
• Dip into milk & seasoned flour
• Deep fry and set aside for garnish
To serve:
• Cook fish in a no stick pan for around 8-10 mins, starting skin side down, remember to season fish. Remember to cook 70% skin down & 30% skin up.
• Turn fish over and finish flesh side up
• When fish is about 3 mins from being ready start to prepare the garnish.
• Heat the creamed leeks back through.
• Place in a bowl or on a plate
• Place the cooked piece of Cod skin side up on top of the leeks.
• Meanwhile for the tomato butter, warm through and spoon this over the Cod
• Then mix the crispy onion rings & micro coriander together
• Lay on top of the butter for presentation

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