Atlantic Cod

Atlantic Cod

Atlantic cod is a cold water species that primarily inhabit the ocean floor where the temperature is less than 10 degrees Centigrade.

 

Cod typically weigh between 5-12kg and are caught in the pristine waters of Greenland by modern, hi tech ocean trawlers. Fish are processed and snap frozen at sea.

 

The Greenland cod fishery is sustainably managed and accounts for less than 2% of the world’s total cod catch.

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Additional Information

Cooking Suggestions

Cod is the most popular fish for fish and chips, but is also excellent in fishcakes, fish pies, tempura and chowder. The flaky flesh of cod works well poached, baked, fried or grilled and it also complements rich sauces.

Health and Nutrition

Cod is a low fat flaky white meat fish that is a good source of protein, phosphorus, niacin, and Vitamin B-12.

Handy Hint

Absorb any excess water with paper towel before cooking

Fast Fact

Cods colouration varies depending on the environment

Recipe Card

Coconut Poached fish with Dukkah

Accompaniment

Beer batter, Tomato, capers, olives

Alternative

Haddock, Orange Roughy, Ling