Cod with Garlic and Coffee Glaze

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What Started it all:
Cod, Garlic, coffee, microwave

Innovative recipe that combines the richness of coffee with the savory flavors of garlic and cod, perfect for adventurous foodies.


  • 1 lb cod fillet, cut into 4 equal pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp coffee
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley or scallions for garnish (optional)


  1. Prepare the coffee glaze: In a small bowl, mix together the coffee and 1 tbsp olive oil. Set aside.
  2. Season the cod: Sprinkle both sides of the cod pieces with salt and pepper.
  3. Microwave the garlic: Place the minced garlic in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 10-15 seconds, or until fragrant and slightly softened.
  4. Sear the cod: Heat the remaining 1 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the cod pieces and sear for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
  5. Glaze the cod: Brush the coffee glaze evenly over the cod pieces during the last minute of cooking.
  6. Serve: Garnish with fresh parsley or scallions, if desired. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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