Stupid-Easy Recipe for Simple Baked Cod (#1 Top-Rated)


Easy, fresh baked cod is a great light protein to add to your weeknight dinner rotation.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Simple Baked Cod.

1. Info for Simple Baked Cod

  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total Time: 25 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 118.4 kcal

2. Ingredients for Simple Baked Cod

  • 1 lb. fresh cod fillets (3-4 fillets per pound)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 large lemon (cut in half, for serving)

3. Directions:

3.1 Preheat

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

3.2 Prep

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Season the cod fillets on both sides with the salt and pepper and arrange on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle evenly with the olive oil.

3.3 Oven

Bake the cod on middle rack of oven until the fish flakes easily with a fork, 10-20 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fillets.

3.4 Check

Check to see that cod is done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.

3.5 Serve

Transfer the fillets to a serving platter or individual plates. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the fillets, and serve immediately.


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