Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at Home
Danish Poached Fish Recipe
1 quart water
2 teaspoons salt
2 to 3 peppercorns
2 tablespoons white vinegar
4 whole allspice
1 bay leaf
2 pounds whole, cleaned cod or haddock
Thinly sliced cucumber, small tomato wedges, fresh parsley for garnish
In large saucepan, bring water, salt, peppercorns, vinegar, allspice and bay leaf to a boil. Boil for 10 to 20 minutes. Add fish.
Cover. Reduce heat and simmer slowly for 8 to 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and allow fish to cool in water and spice mixture.
Remove carefully to a serving platter and garnish with thinly sliced cucumbers, small tomato wedges and fresh parsley.