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Ideal Protein recipe: Baked Cod with Lemon and Olive Oil 
5th-Mar-2014 06:29 pm
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Baked Cod with Lemon and Olive Oil

Ingredients

  • 2 cod fillets, each 1" thick

  • 3/4 Tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 garlic clove, minced (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic from jar)

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

  • Pinch of salt

  • Pinch of ground black pepper

  • Optional: 1/8 teaspoon sweet Hungarian paprika


Alternate
Bake with 1 Tablespoon chopped roasted red peppers or serve sprinkled with 1/2 Tablespoon chopped fresh basil.

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Arrange fillets in baking dish. Drizzle with the lemon juice and olive oil. Sprinkle with the garlic, thyme, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle with the paprika (if using), and lightly rub it in.

  3. Bake until the flesh is opaque but still juicy, 15 to 20 minutes (25 to 30 if cooking from frozen).

  4. Serve with the pan juices spooned over the top.


Verdict: Quite good. Would recommend.

Recipe halved from here.
Comments 
6th-Mar-2014 04:48 am (UTC)
That does sound good. I'll pass it on to Elder Daughter, as she's our seafood chef. She usually sautées or microwaves fish, but the seasonings sound just the thing.
7th-Mar-2014 12:24 am (UTC)
It was yummy. And it didn't take much prep time. :-)

Edited at 2014-03-07 12:24 am (UTC)
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