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Pan-fried Norwegian cod with pumpkin and brussels sprouts

Impress family and friends with this delicious dish with Norwegian cod. 

Cooking time30-40 min
Difficulty levelDifficult



  • Start by portioning the fish into approx. 150 gram pieces.
  • Season well with salt and pepper.
  • Fry at medium heat with a neutral cooking oil for about 1-2 minutes. Turn down the heat and add the butter. Baste the cod with butter and cook for another minute.

Pumpkin purée

  • Peel the pumpkin and dice into small cubes.
  • Fry the pumpkin with finely-chopped garlic and olive oil.
  • Add water and boil the pumpkin until soft. Drain off a little of the liquid and blend until smooth with butter and cream using a stick mixer.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Pickled pumpkin

  • Peel the pumpkin and slice into thin strips.
  • Mix vinegar, water and sugar.
  • Boil before pouring over the pumpkin strips.


  • Melt the butter and roast in a casserole until nut-brown. Add the soy sauce and lime juice.

Brussel sprouts

  • Wash and clean the sprouts.
  • Part into small leaves.
  • Quick-fry on a pan at high heat with butter.
  • Season to taste with salt.