Baked Lemon Butter Cod

Indulge in the freshness of the sea with this delightful Baked Lemon Butter Cod recipe. Flaky cod fillets bathed in tangy lemon butter sauce, baked to perfection. It’s a burst of flavor in every bite!

Ingredients:

  • 4 cod fillets (6 oz each)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Lemon slices, for garnish
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Grease a baking dish and place the cod fillets in it. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together melted butter, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, and paprika.
  3. Pour the lemon butter sauce over the cod fillets, ensuring they are evenly coated.
  4. Place lemon slices on top of the cod.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Kcal: 220 per serving
FAQ: Q: Can I use other types of fish for this recipe? A: Yes, you can substitute cod with other white fish such as halibut or tilapia.
Conclusion: Elevate your dinner with this mouthwatering Baked Lemon Butter Cod. It’s simple to make yet so flavorful. Your taste buds will thank you!

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