Greek-Style Baked Cod Recipe with Lemon and Garlic Recipe

Greek-Style Baked Cod Recipe with Lemon and Garlic Recipe

Greek-Style Baked Cod Recipe with Lemon and Garlic

Ingredients:

2 lb. Cod fillet (cut in 4 to 6 pieces)

5 garlic cloves, peeled and minced

1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves

Lemon Juice Mixture

6 tbsp fresh lemon juice

6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2 tbsp melted butter

2 sprigs fresh thyme

2 sprigs fresh rosemary

 

For Coating

1/3 cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp ground coriander

3/4 tsp paprika

3/4 tsp ground cumin

3/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Mix lemon juice, olive oil, and melted butter in a shallow bowl. Set aside. In another shallow bowl, mix all-purpose flour, spices, salt, and pepper. Set next to the lemon juice mixture. Pat fish fillet dry. Dip fish in the lemon juice mixture then dip in the flour mixture. Shake off excess flour.

Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat (watch the oil to be sure it is sizzling but not smoking). Add fish and sear on each side to give it some color, but do not fully cook (about a couple of minutes on each side) Remove from heat. Add thyme and rosemary sprigs to the pan.

To the remaining lemon juice mixture, add the minced garlic and mix. Drizzle all over the fish fillets.

Bake in the heated oven until it begins to flake easily with a fork (10 minutes should do it but begin checking earlier). Remove from heat and sprinkle chopped parsley.

 

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