33 Best Cod Recipes

Delicate and versatile, Cod allows the other flavors of the dish to shine through without losing its flaky texture. Try some of the best of our cod recipes featuring crunchy herb lemon toppings and spiced red lentils to find your new family weeknight staple!

Copycat Red Lobster Nantucket Baked Cod

"A simple, yet flavorful, baked cod perfectly seasoned and topped with tomato slices and Parmesan!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Tomato-Crowned Cod

"This was definitely a very tasty and attractive dish that looks like you put a lot of effort into it, but truly is just "fast and easy."


Newfoundland Cod Cakes

"These cod cakes were just wonderful. I followed the recipe exactly and the cakes had a nice crisp coating. Very tender on the inside. I served with coleslaw and baked beans."


Caramelized Nectarines over Baked Cod

"I followed the recipe to the letter even though I was skeptical of adding nectarines. It was superb and all done in less than 30 minutes. A household favorite from the first try!"

-Adam H.

Fried Salt Cod

"Never had this kind of cod before. It was crunchy, delicious, and smelled so good while it was frying! My husband especially enjoyed it."


Crispy Oven-Fried Cod Fish

"These fillets of cod sure were nice and crispy! The coating was easy to apply and for the first time, it didn't fall off the fish in the skillet. Cod isn't my favorite fish, but I had some I wanted to use and I don't think I could have used a better recipe."


Cod With Spiced Red Lentils

"Great combination of flavors. I love the taste of cumin seeds and coriander with the lentils."


Lemon Baked Cod

"We love this recipe! It went together very quickly and tasted like a dish from a high-end restaurant. The lemon & butter mixture gave it a slightly rich flavor, & the flour coating on the fish helped thicken the sauce."


Spicy Baked Cod

"So easy to make a dinner for one! Only needed 90 seconds in my microwave. I also added a squirt of fresh lemon juice."


Pan-Fried Cod with Homemade Coleslaw

"The result of this was a flavorful, crunchy fish that was not greasy and was perfectly moist in the center. The slaw was absolutely delicious and the perfect accompaniment to this dish."

-Faux Chef Lael

Cod Fillets with Tomato & Spinach Relish

"So simple and yummy. I used fresh tomatoes and spinach. This was a real hit with my DH and will become a staple in this house!"


Roasted Cod With Shiitake Mushrooms in Miso Broth

"This is a wonderful dish! The mild flavor of the fish is perfectly complimented by the meaty shiitakes and the salty miso. The roasting brings out the richness of the flavors."


Cod and Potatoes

"The cod was flaky and tasty and just a little spicy (red pepper flakes) and sweet. Thank you for a healthy and tasty dinner!

-Mama Wendy

Almond Crusted Cod With Apricot Chutney

A quick and healthy dinner to keep the whole family full and satisfied!

Cod With Mediterranean Salsa

"This sure is a "figure friendly" dish and the light flavors of fresh cod make this an awesome and incredibly yummy treat for us weight watchers!"


Salt Codfish Cakes

"Salt cod has a much better flavor than many usual white fish varieties and this recipe makes the most of that wonderful flavor!"


Black Cod Ratatouille En Papillote

"Tender and flaky black cod is cooked in parchment paper with zucchini, tomato and red pepper and topped with a light herb salad."

-Chuck Hughes

Chili, Lime & Cumin Cod

"Perfect combination of herbs and spices! No butter, no problem."


Salted Cod Fish Roe Pesto With Pasta

"This is a dish that my kids love for lunch! Unlike a heavier sauce, this is more like a light pesto."


Pan-seared Cod With Basil Sauce

"Made a nice, smooth saucy fish as the pesto mixed with the small amount of fish oils in the fry pan. Will definitely make this one again!"


Cod Puffs

"These puffs are just so good, quick and easy to make and very low in fat and calories. It just has everything going for it, including the fact the my fussy grandchildren love it too."

-Happy Hippie

Peppered Cod

"This was easy, simple, fast -- it's a keeper! A great way to bring out the taste of fish."


Cod Fish Grilled in Foil

"Amazing! What a fantastic way to cook fish. It was beautifully tender and flaky and that lemon really adds an extra something. Served ours with cous cous and will definitely be making it again."


Garlic-Crusted Cod Fish

"Super tasty and really easy to make. Added a little grated parmesan to the breadcrumbs and it added a nice saltiness!"

-Jen A

Baked Cod With Crunchy Lemon-Herb Topping

"This is a very simple and quite delicious dish which can be made lighter and lower in calories and fat by using low fat crackers and light mayo."

-Chef Kate

Cod Fish With Pine Nut Brown Butter

"Fantastic recipe and so easy to prep! Loved the "lemony-nutty" flavor. I will definitely be making this again."

-Sheena 4

Fried Cod With Green Peppers

This six-ingredient dish proves that there is beauty (and deliciousness) in simple things!

Cod Fish Cakes

"I added one step to this which I think makes a big difference. Chill the cakes for an hour before frying. then they hold together perfectly! Thanks for a tasty recipe."

-Ivy Food Sleuth

Miso-Glazed Cod

"Salty and a touch sweet. Very quick and easy to prepare, but elegant enough for a dinner party!"


Baked Bacalhau

"Bacalhau is a staple of the Portuguese cuisine. This dish has sliced garlic, onions, peppers, potatoes and olives made with lots of olive oil. I used red, yellow and red bell peppers for vibrant color and sweetness but if you prefer green go for it!"


Cod Fish Sticks

"You can do these as fillets, but kids love their fish sticks. Either way they taste great!"


Creamy Smoked Cod Pie With Cheesy Potato Topping

Quick, tasty, cheesy - what more could you ask for?

Cod & Potato Tapas

"Best eaten warm with garlic aioli. Made it for a tapas party, and it was a big hit!"