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Lemon-Parsley Baked Cod Recipe
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Lemon-Parsley Baked Cod Recipe

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This is the first fish recipe that got two thumbs up from my picky “meat-only” eaters. The tangy lemon gives the cod some oomph. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 4 cod fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 232 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 87 mg cholesterol, 477 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a shallow bowl, mix lemon juice and butter. In a separate shallow bowl, mix flour and seasonings. Dip fillets in lemon juice mixture, then in flour mixture to coat both sides; shake off excess.
  2. Place in a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with remaining lemon juice mixture. Bake 12-15 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Mix parsley and lemon peel; sprinkle over fish. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lemon-Parsley Baked Cod in Simple & Delicious February/March 2014, p2-12

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 232 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 87 mg cholesterol, 477 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

Reviews for Lemon-Parsley Baked Cod

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Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"Very easy, very quick and very good. This recipe is a keeper and wil appear on our table whenever cod is on sale."

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Reviewed Feb. 21, 2015

"Very tasty dish!! I bake mine closer to 20 minutes just to assure it is done. Love the lemony flavor throughout the fish. Will use just a bit more lemon pepper seasoning next time. Quick and easy to make also, always a plus. Definitely a keeper. Thanks for sharing!!"

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Reviewed Jan. 4, 2015

"The cod was firm and flaky...Lovely dish...so simple and packed with flavor. Everyone loved it."

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Reviewed Nov. 16, 2014

"Really good, lots of lemony flavor, and easy to make. This recipe is one that I will definitely make again."

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Reviewed Jul. 15, 2014

"We really liked this recipe. It had a nice lemony flavor. I substituted tilapia for the cod."

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