Atlantic Cod Recipes


Pan-seared Cod With Basil Sauce

Serves 4

1/4 cup fresh basil, finely minced

1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, freshly grated

4 teaspoons olive oil

1/2-1 teaspoon salt, divided

2 garlic cloves, minced

4 (6 ounce) cod fish fillets or 4 (6 ounce) other similar fish

1/4 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground

cooking spray



Combine basil, broth, cheese, oil, 1/2 tsp salt, and garlic in a small bowl.

Sprinkle fish with 1/2 tsp salt and pepper.

Coat a large nonstick pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat.

Saute fish for 5 minutes on each side or until it flakes easily with a fork.

Spoon basil sauce over fish to serve.



Fish Tacos

Serves 6


1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 package taco seasoning mix, divided

1 lb cod or 1 lb white fish fillets, cut into 1 inch pieces ( about 4)

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 (12 count) packages taco shells, warmed or 1 (12 count) packages flour tortillas



shredded cabbage

chopped tomatoes

lime juice

taco sauce


Combine sour cream, mayonnaise, cilantro and 2 tablespoons seasoning mix in small bowl. Combine fish, vegetable oil, lemon juice and remaining seasoning mix in medium bowl; pour into large skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until cod flakes easily when tested with a fork. Fill taco shells with fish mixture. Top with toppings.


Newfoundland Cod Cakes

Serves 10

1 small onions, chopped

8 sprigs parsley, chopped

2 cups potatoes, mashed

2 eggs, beaten

3 tablespoons butter, melted

1 lb cod, steamed until flakey

3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs

1/3 cup lite olive oil

salt and pepper



Mix potatoes, onion, parsley,butter & eggs. Stir until thoroughly mixed.

Add cod, breaking it apart with a fork, mix well. Shape mixture into 3" patties.

Coat with seasoned crumbs. In a skillet fry the patties in the oil, 4-5 minutes each side until they are golden brown.