Alaska Cod with Niçoise-Style Salad


Serves 24
Prep Time 0 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Ingredients

1 1/2 lbs. haricot vert, trimmed, blanched, shocked
3 lbs. new red potatoes, quartered, blanched, shocked
6 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
3/4 lb. red pepper, diced
3/4 lb. zucchini, diced
8 1/2 cups sherry or plain
vinaigrette, prepared
3 lbs. fresh spinach or arugula
9 lbs. Alaska Cod fillets, cut in 24 pieces, 6 oz. ea.,
salt and freshly ground pepper, as needed
1 1/2 cups Niçoise olives, chopped

Directions

In a large bowl add the haricot vert, potatoes, cherry tomatoes, diced pepper and zucchini. Toss with 4 cups of the sherry or vinaigrette, cover and hold under refrigeration.

In another bowl toss the spinach (or arugula) with 3 cups of the vinaigrette, cover and hold under refrigeration until needed.

Season the cod fillets with salt and pepper on both sides. Place on a lightly oiled sheet pan, and into a preheated 425°F oven and cook 7-10 minutes or until the cod just starts to flake.

SERVING STYLE

For Buffet:
Place the spinach (or arugula) in the bottom of a large serving bowl, top with the vegetables, and then the cooked cod. Garnish with the chopped olives, grinds of fresh black pepper and drizzle with the remaining vinaigrette.

For Plate:
Place 2 cups of the spinach (or arugula) in the center of a chilled serving plate, top with 3 cups of the vegetable mix, lay the cooked cod over the vegetable, and garnish with ½ cup of olives, grinds of fresh black pepper and drizzle with 1 Tbsp. of vinaigrette.