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Cod Provencal By Exeuctive Chef Elliott G. Vogel Old Daley Custom Catering olddaley.com Yield 4 Servings For Fish: 2 lbs cod fillet or similar fish (flounder, sole, haddock, or sea bass) – 8 ounce portions 1 tablespoon cold unsalted butter, melted Kosher salt & white pepper 1) In a casserole dish, add fish and top with melted butter and salt & pepper. 2) Place seasoned fish in oven at 400 ° F and cook fish to just under temperature preference; 125–145 ° F and let rest 1 minute. For Squash: 2 zucchini – quarter and cut in half, season with salt and pepper. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil Bake pieces in same pan as fish until al dente. For Tapenade: 1 cup sunburst tomatoes – cut in quarters 1 cup grape tomatoes – cut in quarters 2 cups mixed olives – cut into thin strips 2 cloves garlic – cut into slivers ½ shallot – cut ½ inch fine julienne 2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup basil – chiffonade 1 teaspoon kosher salt pinch of red pepper flake 1) Add all ingredients in mixing bowl and gently fold mixture together. 2) Let sit refrigerated at least one hour before serving to assure balance of flavor. Plating & Order: 1) Place zucchini and fish in 400 ° F oven. 2) Remove zucchini and fish from oven. 3) P  lace squash in center of each plate with 8 oz. portion of cooked fish centered above it. 4) P  lace a 3 tablespoon portion of tomato tapenade on top of each fish. If available, garnish each dish any of these delicious spring greens: fennel fronds, micro greens, arugula, celery leaves or parsley. 20 55PlusLivingGuide.com for every occasion we deliver Custom Catering for Every Event business | weddings | social o lddaley.co m 518.235.26 56