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Vegetable sticks and white fish

Vegetable sticks and white fish

A nouvelle take on a simplicity and hidden beauty – our recipe for Vegetable sticks and white fish presents an elegant dish full of surprises. Like a clear glaze of shimmering glitter, grated vegetables enjoy a coating of rich butter beneath a serving of finely seared cod, in turn delivering a balanced dish of deep nuance.

25 Min (minutes) 4 servings
Vegetable Garlic/Onionish


White fish

  • 30 ml grape seed oil
  • 4 cod filets
  • pinch of salt
  • 60 g Castello® Aged Havarti or Havarti Wild Garlic, finely grated

Vegetable Sticks

  • 50 g butter
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into thin sticks
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into thin sticks
  • 15 g fresh thyme, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • ½ lemon, zested


1. Preheat oven to 220ºC.

2. In a large skillet, add grape seed oil and heat to medium-high.

3. Salt the cod filets and quickly sear each side. Transfer to a baking tray.

4. Bake for approximately 8 minutes.

5. Carefully remove from oven and sprinkle Castello® Aged Havarti cheese over each filet.

6. Return to oven and cook for an additional 3 minutes.

7. Serve with vegetable sticks and a crispy green salad on the side.

8. For the Vegetable Sticks: Add butter to a large skillet over medium-high heat.

9. Cook until butter begins to brown.

10. Add sweet potatoes and sauté for 2 minutes.

11. Then add zucchini, thyme, garlic and lemon zest.

12. Continue to cook for an additional minute.

13. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper.