Simple Poached Cod

Simple Poached Cod
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  • 6 fresh parsley sprigs, stems trimmed and coarsely chopped
  • ½ medium lemon, sliced paper thin
  • 4 (6-ounce) cod fillets
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 2 medium bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and thinly sliced on the bias
  • + 4 more ingredients
    • 3 medium red potatoes, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
    • 3 medium shallots, thinly sliced
    • ¼ cup dry white wine
    • 6 cups cold water

Combine water, wine, shallots, potatoes, carrot, salt, bay leaves, and peppercorns in a large, shallow-sided pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low until liquid is at a simmer. When poaching liquid is barely simmering, add fish in a single layer, making sure it is completely...

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