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Cilantro Lime Cod

Rated as 3.38 out of 5 Stars

"'My daughter loves to cook and especially likes dishes with Mexican flair,' reports Donna Hackman of Huddleston, Virginia. 'She bakes these wonderfully seasoned fish fillets in foil to keep them moist and cut down on cleanup.'"
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Ingredients

50 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Place each fillet on a 15-in. x 12-in. piece of heavy-duty foil. Sprinkle with pepper. In a small saucepan, saute onion and garlic in oil; stir in cumin. Spoon over fillets; sprinkle with cilantro. Place lime slices over each; drizzle with margarine. Fold foil around fish and seal tightly. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (prepared with cod) equals 96 calories, 4 g fat (0 saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 very lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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I am not a big fish eater, but this is the best fish recipe I have ever had! Do not substitute a thing and this will be a fantastic taste explosion when you eat it!!! I have sent this to all 3 o...

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I made this with the cod fish. My family would not eat it. The lime when you cook it gets really really sour and soaks into the fish giving it a very wierd flavor. I would not recommend makin...

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I am not a big fish eater, but this is the best fish recipe I have ever had! Do not substitute a thing and this will be a fantastic taste explosion when you eat it!!! I have sent this to all 3 o...

I made this with the cod fish. My family would not eat it. The lime when you cook it gets really really sour and soaks into the fish giving it a very wierd flavor. I would not recommend makin...

I was hesitant to make this recipe given some of the reviews. I'm thinking that for those who indicated a bitter taste it might be that their garlic was either old or cooked too long. The lime...

I made this dish tonight and it was fantastic! I added a half teaspoon of cayenne to give it a kick and it tasted heavenly. I served with roasted red potatoes which complimented the cod just fin...

I am not a big fish eater, actually can't stand it. I don't know why? My fam is so I made them their fish and used this recipe with boneless skinless chicken breasts instead. I love spice so I...

It's probably just me but ... the dish really didn't do it for me (and I was looking for something different to do with cod). Cleanup was easy, the recipe was easy but it didn't tell me to leav...

Very easy. Very good. My picky teenager even liked it.

I thought this was ok, nothing special. I think dipping it in the oil and butter and then putting breadcrumbs on it to give it a crunch might be better.

Didn't like this at all. The lime was just way to over powering. Very bitter. And I would suggest opening the foil up for the last 5 minutes or so otherwise its kind of mushy. Won't be making th...