Prep: 1. Chop garlic. 2. Zest and juice lemon. Make: 1. In a blender, puree mayonnaise with lemon juice and zest, garlic, water, cayenne and 3 tablespoons of olive oil. 2. Season aioli with salt and pepper and scrape it into a small bowl. 3. In a nonstick skillet, heat remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil. 4. Season cod fillets with salt and pepper and dust with flour. 5. Cook fish over moderately high heat, turning once, until golden on outside and white throughout, about 10 minutes total. Transfer cod to plates and serve with lemon aioli.
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