VOTE FOR HEATHER & JACKIE (Team BPP)!
Cornmeal Crusted Cod with Spicy Sweet Spuds and Grapefruit Relish
By Heather Forester and Jackie Lee King
1/2 cup of Delmonte Fruit Naturals Fruit Snack No Sugar Added Red Grapefruit (6.5oz) Drained and finely diced.
2 Tablespoons red onion finely diced.
2 Tablespoons fresh basil finely diced.
1/2 Tablespoon of fresh lemon Juice.
1/2 teaspoon of olive oil.
1/2 teaspoon of orange blossom honey.
Instructions for Grapefruit Relish
Combine all ingredients and mix.
2 medium sweet potatoes.
4 tablespoons of butter.
1 teaspoon of Berbere (Ethiopian Spice) seasoning…which includes…
(Cyanne pepper, garlic, ginger, fenugreek, Cardamom, cumin, black pepper, allspice, turmeric, cloves, Ceylon cinnamon, coriander) spice mix as substitute.
2 Golf Sized Balls of Cotton Candy.
Instructions for Potatoes:
Wash sweet potatoes.
Place in unpeeled sweet potatoes into boiling water for 35-40 minutes.
Drain and put aside.
Carefully peel off skin and discard.
Then place the sweet potatoes into a bowl with 4 tablespoons of butter, two balls of Cotton Candy, and 1/2 teaspoon of Berbere seasoning.
Blend with hand mixer till smooth.
Garnish with little ball of cotton candy.
Cornmeal Crusted Cod:
1/3 cup cornmeal.
2 tablespoons flour.
1/2 teaspoon onion powder.
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder.
1/2 teaspoon berbere.
1/4 teaspoon chili powder.
1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika.
1 pound cod fish, cut into 12 relatively even pieces.
Oil for deep frying.
Instructions for Cod:
In a separate shallow dish, combine the cornmeal, flour, onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder, berbere, and smoked paprika.
Coat cod pieces with the egg mixture and then the cornmeal mixture.
In a large skillet add oil for deep frying.
Heat till oil is 350 degrees. Use thermometer.
Carefully add the fish pieces to the skillet and allow to cook 4 minutes on each side, or until the outside is golden brown.
Place on papertowel lined dish to absorbe excess greese.
Serve 2 pieces cornmeal crusted cod with 1/2 cup of a sweet potato and side cup of relish, and Grilled Brussel Sprouts (recipe not included) if you want.