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Codfish with Couscous

1 1/2 pounds Atlantic cod -- haddock or filets
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1 lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 1/4 cups water
1 teaspoon orange rind
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup couscous
1 can chick-peas -- (16 oz) drained
3 tablespoons chopped pimento


1. Choose and oven proof dish that cod will fit into snugly.

2. Combine olive oil, lemon. Mustard, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, celery seed, coriander and ginger, brush mixture on both sides of cod and place in dish. Bake at 375F15 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, bring water, orange rind and salt to a boil. Stir in couscous, cover and set aside 5 minutes. Stir well and mix in chick-peas and pimento. Arrange couscous on a serving dish and top with cod, spooning, cooking juices over the fish. Makes 4 servings.