Poached Cod with Peach and Walnut Salsa

Poached Cod with Peach and Walnut Salsa
  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 20 Mins.
  • Cook Time: 15 Mins.


  • 1 cup diced ripe peaches
  • 2 tablespoons diced red bell pepper
  • 4 teaspoons chopped Fisher® Chef’s Naturals Walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3/4 pound cod filets, cut into 3 oz. fillets
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup dry couscous
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • For food safety, gently rub produce under cold running water.


  1. Mix peaches, red bell pepper, walnuts, green onions, lime juice, ginger and 1/8 tsp. salt, in a small bowl to blend. (Salsa can be made 2 hours ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
  2. Bring the 6 cups of water to a boil in a large saucepan. Lower fish into the pan, using a spatula or slotted spoon and bring the water back to a boil. Reduce the heat to very low, and poach the fish for 3 to 4 minutes or until it is just cooked through. Remove from water, using a slotted spoon or spatula.
  3. Boil water and 1/8 tsp. salt in a medium saucepan. Stir in couscous and cover. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork and add parsley before serving.
  4. Serve each cod fillet with couscous and peach salsa.

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