Grilled Cod with Tapenade

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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Cod is simple to cook and pairs perfectly with the rich, savoury flavours of tapenade for a light dinner.

recipe updated 8 Jun 2020


  • Tomato icon
    500g (about 3½)
  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    about ½ unit (68g)
  • Black olives icon
    Black olives
    50g (about ¼ cup)
  • Anchovies icon
  • Capers icon
    2 tsp (6g)
  • Wholegrain mustard icon
    Wholegrain mustard
    1 tbsp (16g)
  • Sherry vinegar icon
    Sherry vinegar
    1 tbsp (15ml)
  • Runny honey icon
    Runny honey
    1 tbsp (21g)
  • Cod fillet icon
    Cod fillet
    4 (600g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    as needed
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    1 tsp (1g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    4 tbsp (59ml)
  • Red wine vinegar icon
    Red wine vinegar
    1 tbsp (15ml)


  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Grill
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Food processor bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat grill - medium-high heat
  2. Add wholegrain mustard, sherry vinegar and runny honey to a clean large mixing bowl
  3. Mix until mixture comes together
  4. Add tomato and red onion to the salad
  5. Stir until well combined then set aside
  6. Get a clean baking sheet
  7. Line with parchment paper
  8. Add cod fillet to the baking sheet
  9. Brush with olive oil
  10. Season with salt & pepper
  11. Grill each side until cooked through - 4 min, medium-high heat
  12. Add black olives, anchovies, capers, garlic clove and fresh thyme to a clean food processor bowl
  13. Pulse until just combined
  14. Stir in olive oil and red wine vinegar to the food processor bowl
  15. Serve
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