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This super-easy lemon baked cod is buttery and flaky, with the bright flavors of lemon and garlic bringing it all together. Fresh chopped parsley adds a fresh note.

EatingWell.com, March 2022


Credit: Greg Dupree

Recipe Summary

5 mins
35 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Slice 8 thin rounds from lemon, squeezing any remaining lemon juice into a 2-quart baking dish.

  • Thoroughly pat fish dry with paper towels and season all over with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Arrange the fish in an even layer in the baking dish; sprinkle with garlic. Drizzle oil over the fish and let the oil pool in the baking dish. Place 2 lemon rounds on top of each fish fillet. Bake until the fish flakes easily with a fork and is cooked through, 25 to 30 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

1 fillet
229 calories; protein 22g; carbohydrates 1g; fat 15g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 11g; poly fat 2g; cholesterol 67mg; vitamin a iu 89IU; vitamin b3 niacin 2mg; vitamin b12 3mcg; vitamin c 5mg; vitamin d iu 28IU; vitamin e iu 4IU; folate 13mg; vitamin k 16mg; sodium 392mg; calcium 17mg; magnesium 30mg; phosphorus 403mg; potassium 357mg; zinc 1mg; omega 6 fatty acid 1g; niacin equivalents 6mg.