How To: Make a cod fillet with Béarnaise sauce

Make a cod fillet with Béarnaise sauce

Try this mouth-watering cod out for dinner tonight. It's the perfect fish meal—very tasty and easy to make. So watch the full video recipe to learn how to make a cod fillet with Béarnaise sauce. Very good.

Chef Thor of Orange restaurant in Reykjavik, Iceland, instructs how 'sous vide'-cooked cod is do-able at the kitchen sink! Allow the fillet to salt-cure overnight in the refrigerator, then wrap tightly in plastic and submerge in a sink full of warm water. In as little as 12 minutes, this cooking method will yield the most succulent fish you have ever tasted. Serve with Chef Thor's rich herbed béarnaise sauce.


* 1 cod fillet, trimmed of fat
* 2 tbsp coarse salt
* zest of 1 lime

Béarnaise Sauce

* 2 egg yolks
* ¼ cup water
* 2 sticks butter, melted
* 1 tbsp tarragon vinegar
* ½ clove garlic
* ¼ cup mixed herbs (basil & cilantro), chopped
* salt & pepper


1. Salt cod fillet on all sides and rest in the refrigerator for 24 hours
2. Rinse salt from cod. Zest lime peel on both sides of fillet
3. Roll cod tightly in plastic wrap in a tubular manner. Take smaller pieces of plastic to tie both ends tightly, assuring that the wrapping is water-tight
4. FIll the sink or a bucket with 125º water. Submerge wrapped cod for 12 minutes
5. Meanwhile, in saucepan over medium-low heat, vigorously whisk egg yolks, vinegar and garlic until the mixture is fluffy, about 2 minutes
6. Remove bowl to counter-top, and slowly drizzle in butter while continuing to whisk
7. Mix in chopped herbs, salt & pepper
8. Remove cod from water and wrappings, and serve with béarnaise sauce

Make a cod fillet with Béarnaise sauce

Make a cod fillet with Béarnaise sauce Click through to watch this video on

Get the Gadget Hacks Daily

Life hacks for your smartphone.

Be the First to Comment

Share Your Thoughts

  • Hot
  • Latest