Cod with Lemon, Garlic, and Chives Recipe -
Cod with Lemon, Garlic, and Chives Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Cod with Lemon, Garlic, and Chives

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"This is a super simple recipe that can be used with any fish. I just happen to like cod a lot. You throw the ingredients in a foil pouch, then steam in the oven. A true no-brainer meal."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    30 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Cut 4 large squares of heavy-duty aluminum foil. Brush each fillet with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Place each fillet in the center of an aluminum foil square. Lay lemon slices down the length of each fillet and sprinkle garlic slices and chives over the top. Fold foil over the fish and turn the edges over 2 or 3 times; flatten to seal the packets.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork, 15 to 20 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 29, 2013

Great recipe: simple but delicious. (I'm no fan of olive oil to cook with, so I used butter. Worked fine.)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 14, 2013

I just made this and followed the simple directions to the letter using very fresh cod. This was bland and tasteless. I cook salmon regularly in a similar way, but with cod this method infuses very little, if any flavor. I am sorry I cooked the fish this way. I suggest making a glaze or pan sauce if you like your food to be flavored to try and rescue this dull recipe, Clean up is easy,

Mar 25, 2013

This tastes great and it's so easy to make.

Apr 16, 2013

This was a super easy dinner to make, and no dish to clean made it a hit with me! I cooked this on the grill in the packets so I didn't even heat up the house. They took less time to grill. Plan on 12 to 18 minutes of cooking time, depending on the thickness of your cod. I love cod for its mild, delicate flavor. I was not a huge fan of the garlic in this recipe or I would have given it 5 stars. Otherwise, a great dinner! Thanks!

Apr 11, 2013

This is a tasty way to prepare cod, or any white fish. I misread the recipe and put the garlic under the lemon, which made it rather strong. It did take more like 30 minutes for my fish to bake and it could have used another 5 minutes, so I suggest you start checking at 20 minutes, but be prepared for it to take longer. Nice recipe, Cinderella, thanks!

May 14, 2013

This was so good!!! The only thing I did different was used a little bit of lemon pepper seasoning. It was melt in your mouth good!!! Thanks for a great recipe!!

Apr 23, 2014

We tried this and it and liked it a lot. The only thing we did differently was to put the fish in a pan rather than on foil, because the acidity in the lemons can react badly with foil.

Apr 16, 2014

Pretty good, a little bland, used garlic salt and lemon pepper, baked in oven in foil for 45 min, fat piece of cod.


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  • Calories
  • 203 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.7 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 3.4 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 32 g
  • 64%
  • Sodium
  • 106 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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