Microwaved Cod Recipe
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The original recipe for this entree came from my grandmother, who baked it in the oven. Today, the fish, which has a pleasant lemon-and-herb flavor, cooks quickly in the microwave. My family has always raved about it.—Gloria A. Warczak, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds cod or haddock fillets
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • Pepper to taste

Directions

Place the fillets in an ungreased 11x7-in. microwave-safe dish. Cover and cook on high for 6 minutes; drain. Add wine or broth, lemon juice, lemon peel, chives, parsley, tarragon and pepper.
Cover and cook 4-5 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Microwaved Cod in Quick Cooking March/April 2004, p21

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 98 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 18g protein.

  • 1-1/2 pounds cod or haddock fillets
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • Pepper to taste
  1. Place the fillets in an ungreased 11x7-in. microwave-safe dish. Cover and cook on high for 6 minutes; drain. Add wine or broth, lemon juice, lemon peel, chives, parsley, tarragon and pepper.
  2. Cover and cook 4-5 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Microwaved Cod in Quick Cooking March/April 2004, p21

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nrctermite User ID: 1136771 60964
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2010

"I thought it tasted fine, but my husband said it was too rubbery for him."

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