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Perfect Ten Baked Cod

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars

"Simple, fast, and delicious describes this baked cod recipe. Bake for two sets of 10 minutes each and you have the perfect ten dinner! This recipe was a favorite request from a local restaurant. They closed after years in business and we are happy to share a version of their most requested recipe. I serve this with rice pilaf and fresh spinach that has been lightly seared in olive oil and garlic. Yummy!"
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Ingredients

35 m servings 280 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place 2 tablespoons butter in a microwave-safe bowl; melt in microwave on high, about 30 seconds. Stir buttery round crackers into melted butter.
  3. Place remaining 2 tablespoons butter in a 7x11-inch baking dish. Melt in the preheated oven, 1 to 3 minutes. Remove dish from oven.
  4. Coat both sides of cod in melted butter in the baking dish.
  5. Bake cod in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven; top with lemon juice, wine, and cracker mixture. Place back in oven and bake until fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork, about 10 more minutes.
  6. Garnish baked cod with parsley and green onion. Serve with lemon wedges.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 280 calories; 16.1 g fat; 9.3 g carbohydrates; 20.9 g protein; 71 mg cholesterol; 282 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I knew I could trust this recipe because I prepare cod loins like this routinely with consistently excellent results. Cod is a mild, flaky white fish that is not expensive and is absolutely rel...

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My family was unable to eat it. First of all, it needs more baking time. Secondly, the texture was smooshy and the crackers became soggy. We rarely eat cod fish so I was looking for a recipe to ...

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I knew I could trust this recipe because I prepare cod loins like this routinely with consistently excellent results. Cod is a mild, flaky white fish that is not expensive and is absolutely rel...

OK, found this recipe and tweaked it a bit to solve some of the problems that other people had mentioned. Here's how to kick up the flavor and get a less mushy texture.. I use a ream of whole...

I've made this twice in the past 3 weeks, tweaked slightly to fit my tastes. I used italian bread crumbs instead of crackers, adding melted butter and garlic to taste. I omitted the wine, and ...

This was super simple and delicious! LOVED the buttery crumb topping and the wine really gave this a nice flavor. I thought this could use a bit of salt, but that's my personal preference. I for...

This was an incredibly easy recipe, and the results were great. My husband, who doesn't usually like fish dishes thought it was really good. I did use Italian seasoned bread crumbs in place of...

This was very yummy and so easy! I used cooking spray instead of butter to coat my pan (healthier option). I had cod filets instead of loins, but 20 minutes was all it took. I didn't have fre...

The fish does, indeed, come out flaky and good. I saw another rating that used bread crumbs, so I did the same. Also, I substituted olive oil for the butter. The recipe has too many steps. I ...

This is a perfect ten recipe! I followed the recipe with the exception of the baking in two stages. I just combined the ingredients, then pressed the mixture onto seasoned cod filets, then baked...

EXCELLENT! Prepared entire dish, then baked about 20-30 min. Added shredded Parmesan and green onion to the cracker mix. FANTASTIC!