Prep 10 mins
Cook 7 mins
Bursting southwest flavor.
Make and share this Chili, Lime & Cumin Cod recipe from Food.com.
- 2 lbs fresh cod fish fillets
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon dried oregano or 1⁄2 teaspoon dried parsley or 1⁄2 teaspoon dried cilantro
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1⁄4 teaspoon cumin
- 1 lime, juice of
- Heat oven to 450°F.
- Coat oven safe pan with oil or cooking spray.
- Place cod in pan.
- Sprinkle chili powder, herb and salt.
- Roast 5-7 minutes until opaque.
- Melt butter in small saucepan.
- Add cumin and lime juice and cook for 1 more minute.
- Before serving drizzle butter mixture over cod.
This recipe was so wonderful! The lime juice cuts the chili powder in the tastiest way. I didn't add the butter as others suggested and just squeezed the lime juice over the top at the end. I will say that I had larger cod filets so I ended up baking them for 3 additional minutes.
I used scallops that I had on hand for this recipe, because I was too lazy to go to the store and get cod. I simply seared them in a heated skillet with olive oil after sprinkling the spices on them. Right before serving, I squeezed the juice from a lime over them. Fantastic! I will keep this recipe around and use on other fish as well.
I really liked the taste of the chili powder with the cod. I didn't have my oven available to make this dish so I used a skillet instead and sprinkled the first round of spices on one side and the lime, cumin and "butter" when I turned the filet over. I used a coconut-based butter alternative and only 1 tbsp (or half). The piece of cod was 1.38 lb. so I cut the spices in half, but then found I used almost the full amount specified in the recipe and the full lime to cover the length of the fish. So for a pound and half you need the same portions as 2 lb. (but the butter can still be 1 tbsp.) I used a little cooking spray to coat the pan before cooking.<br/><br/>These flavors worked really great with the cod. I thought it was delicious. Normally without a recipe, fish can come out terrible, but this was just enough for me to wing it with a slightly different preparation and have a fantastic dinner. I will definitely make this again. Very easy to prepare.