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Lemon Baked Cod

baked cod fish recipe on sheet pan

This lemon baked cod is an easy weeknight recipe. With just a handful of ingredients and 20 minutes time, you'll have a gorgeous, flavorful, and healthy fish dinner on the table. 

This lemon baked cod is an easy weeknight recipe. With just a handful of ingredients and 20 minutes time, you'll have a gorgeous, flavorful, and healthy fish dinner on the table. 

Yield 4 people
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cod fillets, 4 ounces each
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced parsley
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 4 slices lemon

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray a large rimmed baking sheet with non-stick spray.
  2. Add the butter, lemon juice, parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper to a small bowl and mix together with a fork until well combined.
  3. Spread the butter mixture evenly over each cod filet and top with a slice of lemon.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the cod is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.

Notes

This cod recipe should also work well with tilapia and other firm white fish.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 136Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 379mgCarbohydrates: 1gNet Carbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 7g

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