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Lemony Parsley Baked Cod Recipe

Lemony Parsley Baked Cod Recipe

The trick to avoid overcooking a good piece of fish is to cook it at a high temperature for a short amount of time. Do that and the fish stays moist and tender. —Sherry Day, Pinckney, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cod fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 2 green onions, chopped

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a small bowl, mix the first seven ingredients. Place cod in an ungreased 11x7-in. baking dish; top with parsley mixture. Sprinkle with green onions. Bake, covered, 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 161 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 95 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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