Crowd-Pleasin' Cod Sandwiches
Course : Seafoods
Serves: 6


  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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     1/2  pound         pacific/true cod fillets -- or ling cod
     1/4  cup           butter
   3      tablespoons   flour
     1/2  teaspoon      dry mustard
     1/8  teaspoon      cayenne pepper
   2      cups          milk
     1/2  teaspoon      Worcestershire sauce
     1/2  teaspoon      salt
   1                    egg -- well-beaten
   1      cup           grated sharp cheddar cheese
   3                    English muffins -- split and toasted
   6                    tomato slices


Poach fish (see Easy Poached Fish recipe). Flake into small pieces; set aside. In medium saucepan, over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in flour, mustard and cayenne pepper. Reduce heat; gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Add Worcestershire sauce; continue cooking over medium heat until thickened. Gradually stir about 1/2 cup of hot mixture into eggs; return to mixture in saucepan. Continue cooking for 1 minute more, stirring constantly. Add cheese; stir until melted. Stir in fish; heat through. Place toasted muffin halves on baking sheet. Top each with tomato slice. Broil 3 to 4 inches from source of heat for 1 minute. Remove to serving plates; top with sauce. Garnish with parsley. Serve immediately. (NOTE: Recipe may be doubled or tripled to serve a crowd!) A West Coast Fisheries Development Foundation Recipe.