Lemon Baked Cod – Easy Lemon Baked Fish Recipe
We love a simple and fresh lemon baked cod for an easy dinner that is also healthy, fast and delicious! This lemon cod bakes up in about 20 minutes and is simple enough to serve every week.
Cod is a wonderful tasting mild fish that even kids love as well. Topped with some crunchy Panko-style breadcrumbs and creamy butter, this dish is one of our cod fish favorites, and sure to be yours too.
You can also sprinkle fish lightly with paprika for a slightly sweet touch and to make it pretty. Pretty fish is yummy.
Mix a small amount of Parmesan cheese with the Panko breadcrumbs to make a cheesy baked fish.
Make your own fresh & scrumptious tartar sauce by mixing mayonnaise, finely chopped sweet pickles, a little dill, sugar, and a touch of lemon. YUM!
So easy you will make once a week!
- 1-1/2 lbs. cod filet
- 1 lemon
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs
- 1/2 tablespoon dried parsley
- salt & pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Lay foil on a cookie sheet.
Drizzle the olive oil on the cookie sheet where you will place the fish fillets.
Lay the fish fillets on top of the oil.
Squeeze lemon over the fish.
Lightly salt and pepper and sprinkle with parsley.
Sprinkle with Panko Breadcrumbs.
Dice the butter and lay pieces on top of the fish.
Bake for 20 minutes.
Serve with extra lemon and tartar sauce.
What to serve with your cod lemon fish? Make a basic tossed salad .. here is the tossed salad recipe! If you are trying your hand at homemade tartar sauce, don’t forget the fresh dill.
This fish actually heat up nicely for lunch the next day, so don’t be afraid to make extra.
Lemon baked cod ready to go in the oven. Lots of lemon adds a delicious flavor when baked. Serve a healthy side dish of vegetable rice with the quick dinner.