Lemon Garlic Cod

This dish pairs beautifully with a side of roasted asparagus or a fresh green salad!
Embrace the flavors of the sea and bring a zest of life to your dinner table with this simple yet sophisticated dish!

  • Author: Kim Nicholson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8-10 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minute
  • Yield: 4-6 1x



4 cod fillets (6 oz each)

2 lemons (1 sliced, 1 juiced)

4 garlic cloves, minced

2 tbsp olive oil

Salt and pepper, to taste

Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


Season the cod fillets with salt and pepper.
Dip fillets in flour add your favorite seasonings.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add minced garlic to the skillet and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant (be careful not to burn it).
Place the cod fillets in the skillet. Cook for about 4 minutes on one side, then gently flip the fillets.
After flipping, add lemon juice and arrange lemon slices around the fillets in the skillet.
Cover the skillet and cook for another 4-5 minutes, or until the cod is flaky and cooked through.
Garnish with fresh parsley and serve immediately.
Enjoy your perfectly cooked Lemon Garlic Cod!


Nutritional Content per Serving:
Calories: Approximately 200-250 kcal

Protein: About 20-25 grams

Cod is an excellent source of lean protein.
Fat: Approximately 7-10 grams

This includes healthy fats from olive oil.
Carbohydrates: About 2-5 grams

Fiber: Less than 1 gram

About 1-2 gramsCholesterol: About 40-60 mg

Cod and olive oil are low in cholesterol.

The sodium content can be controlled by how much salt is added during preparation.

High in B-vitamins, particularly Vitamin B12 and B6.
Good source of Potassium and Selenium


  • Serving Size: 4-6

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