Roasted Shitakes and Pacific Cod

Pacific cod makes a good environmental choice. Pacific halibut also works, but you may need to reduce the cooking time.
Body+Soul, October 2008
  • Yield Serves 4
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  • 2 pounds shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, halved if large
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 4 Pacific cod or halibut fillets (6 to 8 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 450. On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss mushrooms with 2 tablespoons olive oil and rosemary; season with salt and pepper. Roast until tender and browned, tossing occasionally, about 15 minutes.

  2. Push mushrooms to sides of pan; place cod in center and season with salt and pepper. Roast until opaque throughout, 8 to 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together remaining oil, lemon juice, mustard, and parsley; season with salt and pepper. Serve with cod.

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