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Baked Cod

Dinner, Fish & seafoodTove Balle-PedersenComment
Baked Cod

Baked Cod

Easy, yummy healthy weeknight dinner.

Adapted from a recipe by The Boston Bean.


  • 2 pieces cod filets, good and evenly sized.
  • olive oil for the pan
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 lime, the juice of


Preheat the oven to 450°F.

Remove bones from the cod. 

Put a little olive oil in an ovenproof pan, just enough to grease the pan. 

Place cod in pan, making sure that the pieces are the same size and thickness. Sprinkle the cod with chili powder and lemon pepper..

Bake the cod for 5-7 minutes until opaque in color. Remove the pan from the oven, and melt the butter in the pan, next to the cod. Add cumin and lime juice to the melted butter, let it heat through to make a sauce. Spoon the sauce on top of the cod, and serve immediately.

Enjoy the cod with a good salad.