Lemon Butter Baked Cod

12
Tammy Kendell

By
@CatsCatsCats

This recipe makes any white fish juicy and delicious. Makes a fantastic meal when served with white jasmine rice & steamed broccoli or asparagus!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

If you're looking to incorporate more fish into your diet, add this baked cod to your menu. The batter is light and crisps up in the oven. Paprika adds a touch of color and flavor to the fish. Once baked, the cod is perfectly flaky. Just make sure to shake the excess flour off the cod before baking so the coating does not end up soggy. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 15 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2-3
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    cod fillet (any white fish)
  • 1/4 c
    butter or margarine
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • dash(es)
    paprika
  • ·
    salt & pepper, to taste

How to Make Lemon Butter Baked Cod

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut cod fillets into serving sizes.
  2. Melt butter in saucepan or microwave. Add lemon juice to melted butter.
  3. In another dish, mix together flour, salt, and pepper.
  4. Dip fish into butter/lemon mix, coating well on all sides.
  5. Dip buttered cod into the flour mix, coating well on all sides. Shake excess flour off of the piece of fish.
  6. Place coated cod fillets in an ungreased baking dish.
  7. Drizzle remaining butter mixture over fish. Sprinkle the entire dish with paprika.
  8. Bake, uncovered in a 350 oven for 25-30 minutes. Fish should flake easily with a fork.
  9. Garnish with parsley and lemon wedges.

Printable Recipe Card

About Lemon Butter Baked Cod

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 38 Comments & Reviews

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts


Slowly, we’re coming out of our winter cocoons. So, put away the down jacket and swap it for an apron. It’s time to get into the kitchen and start baking. Filled with berries and bright flavors (hello lemon everything!), spring desserts light up our taste buds. In honor of spring’s arrival, here are 17 easy […]

17 Spring Dinner Ideas

17 Spring Dinner Ideas


It’s that weird time of year that one day you’re grilling in the sunshine and the next you’re cuddling up with some comfort food. These spring-inspired recipes have you covered no matter what Mother Nature throws at you. Full of fresh produce, chock-full of flavor, and ideal for the grill, these Spring dinner ideas will […]

25 Dishes To Make in April

25 Dishes To Make in April


Technically spring has arrived. But, depending on what part of the country you’re in, the weather may not be cooperating. So, we’re sharing comfort food recipes because we know those are good year-round. But, you’ll also see fresh finds since farmer’s markets are starting to burst with goodies. If you’re sick of trying to figure […]