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Broiled Cod Recipe

Broiled Cod Recipe

This is the easiest and tastiest fish you'll serve. Even finicky eaters who think they don't like fish will love it because it lacks a fishy taste and is beautiful and flakey. —Kim Russell, North Wales, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cod fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons butter

Directions

  • 1. Preheat broiler. In a shallow bowl, mix first seven ingredients; add cod, turning to coat. Let stand 10-15 minutes.
  • 2. Place fillets on a greased rack of a broiler pan; discard remaining marinade. Broil 3-4 in. from heat until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 10-12 minutes. Top with butter. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet: 168 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 365mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, trace fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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kdfromm User ID: 8406252 242569
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2016

"was really good. I didn't have any curry powder, so I used a little cajun seasoning...... will definitely make again."

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Francisca3032 User ID: 6052254 228460
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2015

"This was not the greatest recipe. It was ok on the salmon, but the tilapia it was not good. I think it needed to soak in milk before marinading it to get some of the fishy taste out."

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rmbarr059 User ID: 4046105 224349
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2015

"Not bad...just didn't have much flavor. The marinade smelled amazing but maybe it just needs to sit longer. I marinaded mine for about 20 minutes. I might try this recipe again sometime since it was easy and I feel has potential."

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connie1574 User ID: 6431854 219577
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2015

"Tasteless; bland; disappointing. Many better recipes than this."

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kngoldberg User ID: 7700453 142586
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2014

"The BEST ! ! !"

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Jenisl User ID: 6929561 159401
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2013

"Quick and easy. This was very light and pretty healthy. I will definitely make this again. I'd like to try this on the grill."

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dflack628 User ID: 6932371 176139
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2013

"I made this last night and it was a hit with my fish loving husband. I'm not much of fish eater, but I thought it was good as well. I had two cod fillets in the freezer, but wanted to make enough for leftovers as well. I couldn't find cod at the store, so I bought flounder fillets. We both think the marinade was even better with the flounder."

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elcisco User ID: 7038694 159399
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2013

"We've never had cod fish before & this recipe was so easy and delicious."

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elcisco User ID: 7038694 181047
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2013

"Recipe was easy to make. Fish was very flaky."

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amy.auker User ID: 6253690 117016
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2013

"Delicious. My whole family loved it. I definitely recommend using the broiler pan."

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RobertaAnneMorin User ID: 7001036 177698
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2013

"I fixed this fish tonight, and it was a definite hit with my family! The spices are very flavorful! I will be using this recipe many more times~"

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GDonaldAllen User ID: 3663329 177697
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2013

"Excellent recipe just the way it is....refreshingly different taste; moist, and with a flavored rice and steamed vegetables...this is a healthy and delicious meal. Congrats to Kim Russell!!"

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ditouch User ID: 6133612 164711
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2013

"Made it. Husband loved it. We made it using talipia & salmon. Both turned out great. Tried some with and w/o butter - liked it without butter better. This is a keeper."

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caotis User ID: 3381089 176067
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2013

"I've been looking for quick, different, and delicious recipes to make. I made this one tonight, and it fit all categories! This is a keeper just the way it is. No changes :)"

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68820lori User ID: 6971797 181042
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2013

"I made this fish last night. It was soooooo good! I'm not a fish person, but this had such good flavor! The only thing I didn't do was put the butter on it. I am going to try this recipe on chicken next!"

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Suep2012 User ID: 6438879 175654
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2013

"I've never tried this on any other types of fish but I would use it on various kinds of fish."

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gggrandmother User ID: 7065402 96181
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2013

"I have a question for you..I recently started W.W. too & need to learn to like fish..(4pts it is) Can this recipe be used with other white fish & also baked.I am going to try this & write again. Thanks to the lady who sent this in."

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ahhschucks User ID: 6443665 164709
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"My cod fillet were quite thin, so I cooked them for less time. The taste was wonderful and I felt absolutely no need for tartar sauce! try this.. you will love it!"

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babybutton User ID: 4211481 103382
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"First in response to FrogWizzer's concern about the 1/8th tsp. curry powder, do be 1/8th tsp. bold and include it. Even this insignificant amount will enhance this recipe.

Insofar as this recipe sounds, we will be trying it soon, as we love cod filets and are always looking for new recipes for this favorite. The combination of ingtredients in the marinade sounds great!"

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FrogWhizzer User ID: 7019253 159397
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"This sounds amazing and I plan on making this over this coming weekend for my dinner. Quick question.... I am NOT a curry fan. Does this absolutly need this seasoning added to it to make it as good as everyone has posted... "

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kimmik22 User ID: 5478187 142585
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"Fantastic! Although butter is natural....I don't put anything artifical in my body...natural is always better."

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19er User ID: 5166229 176137
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"Better still, use Benecol instead of butter since it actually helps lower LDL. I really liked the taste from the curry and the flakiness of the fish. I will make this again as it is and maybe try a version with shrimp or scallops. Thanks for a good recipe."

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randt User ID: 2569574 177695
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"Haven't made this one yet. Did you notice the calories per serving? 170. You could eat two and still be on target."

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Carmelulu User ID: 6144074 103380
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"This was excellent! "

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jacliff User ID: 5333182 175653
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

" Use fat free dressing, stevia, nu salt, and smart balance spread. "

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Kimmiekcs User ID: 6890301 176065
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"LOVED IT."

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hrlygirl56 User ID: 1082777 103379
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"The fish was to die for."

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Suep2012 User ID: 6438879 181041
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"This recipe is only 4 points on Weight Watchers for each piece. Low fat main dish!"

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Karen.Buske User ID: 6777614 93285
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2012

"I wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed this fish recipe. Very good, will make again"

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momrockap User ID: 6547853 181040
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2012

"All the reviews were right. Even my fussy 11 year old asked for more! I will definatly make it again."

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Pinstripes User ID: 3468767 103377
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2012

"Yum! My husband immediately asked if we could have this again soon, which doesn't happen much with fish dishes!"

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Hanna85 User ID: 5624292 210282
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2011

"Delicious!! I have a hard time getting rid of the "fishy" taste when I make fish, but this recipe is amazing!"

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missypug User ID: 3694182 117015
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2011

"This was excellent. I did change the dressing to Italian Roasted Red Pepper to give it a little extra zip. My family loved it."

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jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 117014
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2010

"The cooking method was perfect. The cod turned out flaky and moist. What I didn't care for was the combination of spices added to the italian dressing. I also didn't understand why sugar was added."

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camberc User ID: 1192727 176064
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2009

"This makes a tender, non-"fishy" dish that my husband and I love! I use tilapia instead of cod, and cook it in a non-stick pan since our broiler is broken, and it still turns out great."

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jmscoker User ID: 4615223 176052
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2009

"Perfect balance of crispy and flaky. And delicious."

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nicolella User ID: 1817873 117013
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2009

"Easy and the best white fish I've ever made. Also great with halibut"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.