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Cod Fish on a black plate garnished with parsley

Baked Cod Fish

Baking cod in a little bit of onion, garlic and butter is an excellent way to prepare this mild, moist fish without overwhelming its delicate flavor. Here's how to make garlic lemon cod with ease, whether you're cooking it indoors or out on the grill!
Keyword Cod, Fish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 pieces
Calories 168kcal


  • 2 lbs codfish about 6 pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons onion finely minced
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon salt or add to taste
  • ¼ to ⅓ teaspoon black pepper or add to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper or add to taste
  • 1 lemon


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Line the baking pan with a parchment paper
  • Pat cod fillets dry with paper towels and place them on the parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter with the onion and garlic over medium heat;. About a minute.
  • Brush the butter-onion-garlic mixture over the fish making sure the mixture is well distributed over each fish.
  • Mix the remaining seasoning together in a bowl and sprinkle over the fish
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the fish is cooked through.
  • Squeeze the lemon over the fish immediatl a (while still very hot) and serve. Enjoy!


Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 670mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 299IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg