Cod fillet with gnocchetti sardi in orange amaretto sauce

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Filetto di merluzzo con gnocchetti sardi in salsa di arancia e amaretto

This delicious fish dish comes with a nice sauce of orange juice, amaretto and cream. To accompany it we serve a delicious little pasta.

4.51 from 165 ratings
A delicious and quick fish dish!
Difficulty: easy
Cost: medium
Calories: 211kcal
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Cost: medium
Calories: 211kcal
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Ingredients list

  • 4 cod fillets
  • 150 ml vegetable broth or
  • 150 ml fish stock
  • 50 ml orange juice
  • 150 ml liquid cream
  • 2 tbsp amaretto
  • 1 tbsp arancello (orange liqueur)
  • 30 g butter
  • 400 g gnocchetti sardi (pasta)
  • pastry flour (soft / patent)
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • chives to taste



  • Wash the cod fillets thoroughly and pat dry. Remove bones if necessary. Then sprinkle with lemon juice all around and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Put some flour in a deep plate and turn the fish fillets in it.
  • Cook the gnocchetti in a large pot with plenty of salted water until al dente.
  • In the meantime, heat the butter in a large frying pan. Gently fry the fillets in it over medium heat for about 2 minutes on each side. Then remove the fish and keep warm in the oven at 70°C/160°F.
  • Add the vegetable broth or fish stock, Arancello and freshly squeezed orange juice to the pan and bring to a boil. Then reduce to half the amount of liquid.
  • Then add liquid cream and amaretto and continue to simmer.
  • Drain the finished pasta, then add it directly to the sauce in the pan and mix thoroughly.
  • Finally, arrange the fillets together with the pasta and the sauce on a nice plate and garnish with chives if desired.
    Buon appetito!
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Serving: 310gCalories: 211kcal (11%)Carbohydrates: 24g (8%)Protein: 14g (28%)Fat: 6g (9%)

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