Cod Roe is a good source of Omega-3s. One tablespoon of Cod Roe contains about 137 milligrams of the essential fatty acid. In comparison, the same amount of salmon has only 47 milligrams. Cod Roe also offers beneficial nutrients such as Vitamin B12 and dietary fibre which are crucial for strong bones and immune system as well as healthy metabolism and digestive tract.
Cod Roe is a staple in Scandinavian and Mediterranean cuisines. It is usually prepared by boiling, while wrapped in parchment and then it can be chilled, deep fried or whipped in Taramasalat with oil, breadcrumbs, salt, onion and lemon. Best served with Australian oaked Semillon-Chardonnay or Chardonnay-Semillon.