Broiled Cod Recipe

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For tender and perfectly seasoned cod, turn on your oven! Broiled Cod cooks up flakey and moist. Broiling is an easy way to get tasty cod.

broiled cod fillets on a baking sheet

Simple Broiled Cod

Broiled cod is a tasty dish that’s so simple to make—the oven does all the work for you! The cod comes out perfectly seasoned, moist, and juicy every time. It’s tender and flakes easily with just a touch of your fork, making it a delightful meal for any occasion. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or for a crowd, broiled cod is sure to impress with its simplicity and deliciousness.

seasoned and broiled cod

Simply season the cod with your favorite herbs and spices, then pop it in the oven to cook. In just a short time, you’ll have a delicious and healthy meal that’s ready to enjoy. Serve it with a side of steamed veggies or a fresh salad for a complete and nutritious dinner that everyone will love.

tender cod fillets, broiled in the oven

Looking for more recipes for baking fish in the oven? Check out Baked Swai Fish, Baked Whole Whitefish Recipe, and Baked Lemon Garlic Butter Tilapia/White Fish.

How To Make Broiled Cod

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and preheat your oven to broil.

Lay out your cod to prep. Drizzle it with olive oil and sprinkle on salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Rub to coat fish evenly in oil and herbs.

Flip cod fillets over. Again top with oil and seasonings. Rub toppings all over the fish.

tender and moist cod fillets that have been broiled in the oven

Lay seasoned cod on aluminum-lined baking sheet. Broil on the top shelf of the oven for 10 minutes.

At this point, use a meat thermometer to check that the fish is done. If it isn’t, broil the fish for another few minutes.

If the meat thermometer reads at least 145 degrees, then the fish is done. Remove the baking pan from the oven.

Use a spatula to move the fish from the pan to a serving dish.

fork grabbing a bite of broiled cod

Cooking Tips:

  • Cook with seasonings of your choice
  • You can use olive oil or butter on this fish— it helps to keep the fish moist and prevent it from sticking to the baking sheet
  • Cooking time can depend on thickness of fish, use a meat thermometer to be sure the fish is done. It should be at least 145 degrees at the thickest part.

easy and healthy meal of broiled cod

What To Serve With Broiled Cod

This easy and flavorful cod would be delicious alongside classic veggie dishes like Sautéed Cabbage And Carrots, Air Fryer Mushrooms And Onions, and Roasted Brussels Sprouts And Carrots.

easy dinner of broiled cod

And try serving this tender cod with a homemade sauce on top. We recommend Greek Tzatziki Cucumber Yogurt Sauce Recipe, Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe (Fresh Italian Homemade Pesto, Best Ever), or Creamy Garlic Yogurt Dill Sauce.

flaking broiled cod with a fork

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Broiled Cod

For tender and perfectly seasoned cod, turn on your oven! Broiled Cod cooks up flakey and moist. Broiling is an easy way to get tasty cod.
Prep Time4 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time14 minutes
Course: Dinner, Fish, Healthy, low-carb, Main Dish, Meat, Seafood
Keyword: Broiled Cod
Cooking Method: Oven
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 158kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs cod about 5 fillets
  • 1 tsp olive oil or butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt divided
  • 1/4 tsp pepper divided
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder divided
  • 1/2 tsp paprika divided

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and preheat your oven to broil.
  • Lay out the cod to prep. Drizzle it with olive oil and sprinkle on salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Rub to coat fish evenly in oil and herbs.
  • Flip cod fillets over. Again top with oil and seasonings. Rub toppings all over the fish.
  • Lay seasoned cod on aluminum-lined baking sheet. Broil on the top shelf of the oven for 10 minutes.
  • At this point, use a meat thermometer to check that the fish is done. If it isn't, broil the fish for another few minutes.
  • If the meat thermometer reads at least 145 degrees, then the fish is done. Remove the baking pan from the oven.
  • Use a spatula to move the fish from the pan to a serving dish.

Notes

  • Cook with seasonings of your choice
  • You can use olive oil or butter on this fish— it helps to keep the fish moist and prevent it from sticking to the baking sheet
  • Cooking time can depend on thickness of fish, use a meat thermometer to be sure the fish is done. It should be at least 145 degrees at the thickest part.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.4g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 331mg | Potassium: 759mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.03g | Vitamin A: 172IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg
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