Potato-Crusted Cod

Cod is pan-fried, covered with a savory potato crust, and baked in the oven. You can use any type of white fish fillet for this recipe, no need to buy high-quality fish, because the potato crust adds lots of flavor.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
2 servings


  • 2 (4 ounce) cod fillets

  • salt to taste

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 4 potatoes, grated

  • 2 shallots, grated

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg

  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Season cod with salt on both sides. Heat oil in a large skillet and cook cod until lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

  3. Combine grated potatoes, shallots, and egg in a bowl. Season with parsley, nutmeg, and salt. Spread potato mixture on top side of each cod fillet and sprinkle with butter.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until potato crust is lightly browned and cod flakes easily with a fork, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

654 Calories
22g Fat
83g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 654
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 154mg 51%
Sodium 303mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 83g 30%
Dietary Fiber 10g 35%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 93mg 466%
Calcium 96mg 7%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 2463mg 52%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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