By Kymmarie on August 29, 2005
Photo by PaulaG
Photo by PaulaG
"Great baked cod recipe."
Serving Size: 1 (144 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
"Just a cooking tip to those who are saying that their fish came out soggy. Try putting the fish or anything that you have dredged in flour/breadcrumbs in the refrigerator for at least an hour before you go ahead and cook it. This allows time for the coating to stick to the item to help create more crispiness in the oven while cooking!!!!"
"I thought this was a delicious, easy recipe. However my three children thought differently. My oldest child sat at the table with tears streamung down his face, my middle son was throwing up at the trash can, and my daughtersat with her arms drawn inside of her shirt saying she will not try anything on her plate. So I think I'll be making this recipe again next Friday. Thanks for a new way to torment my kids."
"Ritz crackers !!!!! Use that instead of flour or bread crumbs. Delicious !!!!!"
"I thought this was pretty good. Instead of dredging the fish, I put it in the pan, brushed it with the lemon mixture and sprinkled breadcrumbs over the top. The top got crispy and solved the soggy bottom dilemma. I'll be making this again."
"This is not a recommendation, since I haven't made it yet... it is what I'm going to do after reading the reviews. It almost seems it will be good even if I get it wrong! I will: pat fresh fish dry with paper towel. Coat only top of fillets. Use breadcrumbs instead of flour. Use chilli flakes instead of paprika. Not too thickly coated. Fridge for one hour after coated. Use real lemons. Use less butter. Spread out to bake, don't crowd. Grill (broil) for last five minutes."
"After reading "broda's" review and finishing laughing, I made the recipe using "vbkarb's" recommendation of substituting panko for flour. I also brushed the bottom of the dish with the butter before putting the fish in. It still was a bit soggy but overall, excellent. My daughter, who wasn't hungry, still ate half a portion without complaining at all! I call that a real winner! Maybe I'll put it on a rack next time to avoid the soggy bottom."
"This is definitely an excellent recipe for when you want to have fish, but are pressed on time and want to get things done while the fish is baking. I had the same goopiness issue as others did, but remedied that by eating the fish with rice- the rice soaks up that sauce and butter nicely. I also used Hungarian hot paprika to give a little spiciness to the dish since it holds up well with baking. A great recipe, and makes for a healthy meal with some steamed veggies and brown rice- nothing fancy, but big on taste and nutrients."
"I read the reviews before I tried the recipe. I decided to use bread crumbs instead of flour. I also used parchment paper. Worked great. Delicious and easy recipe."
"This recipe is easy with any fish. I dredged the fish in Panko after coating with the lemon-butter mixture, and I omitted the flour. It came out with a little bit of a panko-crust, and my family loved it."
"This is really a amazing dish. The fish is so tender and flaky and the flavor is wonderful. I used 2 pounds of cod, but kept the butter and other ingredients the same. The cod was perfectly done at 30 minutes. Cod is a favorite fish at our house, but not like it was tonight. With four people, there wasn't a lick of cod left after dinner. I couldn't believe it. I even checked the bag to make sure I didn't miss another filet! Thanks for posting this recipe."
"Just made the lemon baked cod and it's keeper! Used the Panko and had no gumminess. I will try this with other fish."
"Used North Atlantic Cod Loins defrosted, dried and replaced the flour with breadcrumbs, the left over butter and lemon juice seasoning mix was added to a tomato, caper, scallion and white wine dressing for the cod which I served on penne pasta, nothing was left! the fish was baked perfectly and came out dry, crispy and succulent."
"I made the original version, but topped the fish with mushrooms, parsely and dry sherry as another reviewer suggested. I knew my husband would like it. I wasn't sure about the kids given the comment below, but 10 and 12-year old kids said it was the best fish they had ever tasted! Nice, easy dish to make."
"I loved this dish. I took another reviewer's suggestion and placed the coated fish in the fridge to set up. It worked really well. I didn't use as much lemon as called for because I was running low. I just guesstimated the butter but didn't need to much. I served this with bacon wrapped asparagus bundles and baked sweet potatoes. Yum!"
"Excellent.. For those that want a lil more flavor add 3/4 tbl of Original Essence from Emeril and and sprinkle of Dill weed as well."
"The sauce was really nice. However, the flour coating just ended up like paste while baking in the oven in the lemon butter sauce."
"Really easy to put together and it tasted great! I did have to broil the top the last 3-4 minutes to get it to crisp a bit. Next time I'll follow the other suggestions to only coat the top with flour, it was a bit mushy on the bottom. Thanks for posting!"
"This was but I may have put to much butter it came out a little mushy, also I will season it more next time. But I will try it again"
"This was pretty good. I think my husband liked it more than I did. I think the problem might be that I just don't love cod. Maybe I'll try this recipe with a different fish. Thanks!"
"The grown-ups loved this while the kids thought it was too lemony (is that even possible?) I had the same problem as mamawJ with the pasty flour on the bottom. I will try to solve this next time by only flouring the top of the fillets. Changes made were to use black pepper and tilapia because those are what I had on hand."