Baked Cod Piccata with Asparagus Recipe
- 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 pound cod fillet, cut into four pieces
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 tablespoons butter, cubed
- 2 teaspoons capers
- Minced fresh parsley, optional
- 1. Place asparagus in an ungreased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish; add water. Arrange cod over asparagus. Sprinkle with lemon juice, lemon-pepper and garlic powder. Dot with butter; sprinkle with capers.
- 2. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork and asparagus is tender. If desired, sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
1 serving equals 150 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 265 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.
Light-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.