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White Wine-Poached Cod with Creamy Dill Sauce

Daytona Strong
Serve with boiled potatoes, a simple green salad, and an ice-cold glass of white wine for a lovely spring meal that reflects the essence of Norwegian cooking.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Scandinavian
Servings 4
Calories 217 kcal


For the Sauce

  • 1/4 cup crème fraîche
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice plus more for seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt plus more for seasoning

For the Fish

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds cod fillets rinsed, cut to fit in a large skillet


To Make the Sauce

  • In a small bowl, stir together the crème fraîche, dill, lemon juice, and salt. Taste and adjust seasonings, as needed. Set aside.

To Make the FIsh

  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, combine teh water, rosemary, bay leaf, and salt. Bring to a low boil.
  • Add the cod and adjust the heat to maintain a simmer. Cook for about 7 minutes, depending on thickness, until the cod is cooked through and begins to flake. Carefully transfer the fish to a platter. Serve the fish wth the sauce drizzled over top or in a ramekin on the side.
Keyword cod, dill, egg-free, gluten-free, Norway, Scandinavian