Boiled Cod

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by luvinlif2k

Known as "Kokt Torsk" in Norway. this recipe was submitted by Dagny Taranger from Frekhaug, Norway and Gerd Doroshuk of Dauphin, Manitoba. It was included in the Extending the Table Cookbook and is posted here for ZWT6.

Top Review by carrie95

Not sure why there is vinegar and basil in this recipe. In Norway, you would only add salt to the water.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine water, salt, vinegar and basil in a large kettle and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the cod.
  3. Reduce the heat and simmer for 8 minutes.
  4. Make sure to keep the water just below the boiling point to prevent the fish from falling apart.
  5. Remove fish from water and place on serving platter.
  6. Top with chopped parsley in melted margarine, or a hollandaise sauce.
  7. Serve with boiled potatoes and carrots.

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