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Citrus Cod Recipe

Citrus Cod Recipe

"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: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 cod fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley


  • 1. Preheat oven to 375°. Place fillets in an 11x7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • 2. In a skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat; saute onion and garlic until tender. Spoon over fish. Mix orange zest and citrus juices; drizzle over fish.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 15-20 minutes. Sprinkle with pepper and parsley. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cod fillet: 153 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Jul. 29, 2017

"easy to make but I don't think I cared for the cod. I probably won't make it again."

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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