Citrus Cod Recipe
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Citrus Cod Recipe

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"We enjoy fish frequently, and this baked version has a tempting mild orange flavor," relates Jacquelyn Dixon of LaPorte, Iowa. "It comes out of the oven flaky and moist."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound cod, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals 153 calories, 139 mg sodium, 37 mg cholesterol, 5 gm carbohydrate, 19 gm protein, 6 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable


  1. Place fish in an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with parsley and pepper.
  2. In a small skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender; spoon over fish. Combine juices and orange peel; drizzle over fish.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Cod in Taste of Home June/July 1999, p16

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Nov. 14, 2014

"So easy and so delicious. My fiance absolutely loves it."

Reviewed Aug. 13, 2012

"Excellent easy to make. The flavors were light and tastey This is a recipe has made my short list. I will definitely make it again."

Reviewed Jun. 14, 2011

"I made this for my husband last night. He ate it and was okay with taking the leftovers for lunch today, but he proclaimed it "nothing special". (Which means: "Please don't make this again.")"

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