Cod on Bed of Rice, Baked Under Mustard and Cream Sauce

5 from 8 votes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 2 people
Calories 181 kcal


for the mustard and cream sauce

  • 1 tsp Butter
  • 250 g Cod fillet
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Splash Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 150 ml Broth
  • 100 ml Cream
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1 Splash Lemon juice
  • 2 tsp White wine dry
  • 1 tbsp Mustard hot
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Salt and pepper
  • Dill


  • Cook the rice until it is done. Arrange in 2 small or one larger casserole dishes greased with the butter as a rice bed. Place the fish fillets on top, drizzle with lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.

the mustard sauce

  • Melt the butter in a small saucepan and sweat the flour in it. Deglaze with the wine. Pour in the stock and cream while stirring with a whisk. Season to taste with mustard, salt, pepper, lemon juice, sugar and dill. Do not let the sauce boil anymore, stir in the egg yolks.
  • Pour the mustard cream sauce over the fish. Baked in an oven preheated to 250 ° C for 7-8 minutes. Garnish, for example, with cherry tomatoes cut into wedges and fresh dill and drizzle everything with a little olive oil. Enjoy your meal!

Vegetable side dish

  • I salted a few broccoli florets, covered with sugar and simmered them in a few tablespoons of water until they were firm to the bite, then put them in the baking dish next to the fish and simply baked them with it.


Serving: 100gCalories: 181kcalCarbohydrates: 18.6gProtein: 7.1gFat: 8.4g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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