Lemon and Caper Sous Vide Cod


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This recipe is simple and fresh. It's perfect for both dinner and lunch. The cod is moist and plump, and the lemon and capers help to lift out the flavors. There are no powerful sauces or condiments — here, the fish really shines.
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Pro-level cooking techniques made simple.

Ingredients for 2

  • 2 (6-ounce) cod fillets

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/2 lemon, sliced into 4 rounds

  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons capers

  • Chopped fresh dill


  • Step 1

    Set the Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker to 131ºF (55ºC).

  • Step 2

    Season cod with salt and pepper. Place in a single layer in a large zipper lock bag. Lay 2 lemon slices over each piece of cod. Add 1/4 cup of the olive oil and the capers. Seal the bag using the water immersion technique.

  • Step 3

    Place the bag in the water bath and set the timer for 30 minutes.

    • Finishing Steps

    • Step 0

      When the timer goes off, remove the bag from the water bath. Carefully remove the cod from the bag and transfer to 2 serving plates. Keep at least 1 lemon slice on top of each fillet.

    • Step 1

      Carefully pour 1 to 2 tablespoons cooking liquid over each fillet. Drizzle with remaining tablespoon olive oil and garnish with dill. Serve.

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