Fragrant lemon butter cod

Fragrant lemon butter cod


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About this recipe: A lovely, fragant sauce of lemon, butter, garlic and parsley is drizzled over cod fillets and baked. You can use any type of fish fillets with this recipe, it will be just as gorgeous! Serve with asparagus and rice for a healthy, elegant dinner.


Serves: 6 

  • 110g butter
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 (110g) cod fillets
  • 2 tablespoons lemon pepper

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Mix in lemon juice, salt, pepper, parsley and garlic. Bring to the boil. Cook and stir about 10 minutes, until thickened.
  3. Arrange cod fillets in a single layer on a medium baking tray. Cover with 1/2 the butter mixture, and sprinkle with lemon pepper. Cover with aluminium foil.
  4. Bake 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until fish is easily flaked with a fork. Remove foil and pour the remaining butter mixture over the fish to serve.

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