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Lemon Pepper Cod Recipe
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Lemon Pepper Cod

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"Sauteed cod fish fillets seasoned with lemon juice and black pepper. Serve with a buttery rice pilaf and a green salad."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat until hot. Add fillets and squeeze 1/2 of the lemon's juice over the tops. Sprinkle with pepper to taste. Cook for 4 minutes and turn. Squeeze with the remaining lemon's juice and sprinkle with pepper to taste. Continue to cook until fillets flake easily with a fork.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 19, 2004

I fixed this for a husband who LOVES fish and two 8-year old picky eaters. There were no leftovers! I served it with yellow rice and mixed vegetables. The whole meal was done and on the table in less than 30 minutes. At last, a great fish dish that does not require dredging and deep frying fish. I just wish I could give it more than a five card rating!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 13, 2003

Very bland! Definitely won't make this one again.

Jul 21, 2006

I made this last night and it was very good. I used the remaining liquid from the fish to make a sauce by adding a little cornstarch, milk and parmesan cheese. It turned out suprisingly well. Thanks!

Oct 15, 2004

Couldn't be simpler. You really don't need anything else, though sometimes I like to add some salsa as a topping. Works just as well with limes.

Jan 19, 2004

This was so quick and easy I couldn't believe it was already done! And it tasted great, even my picky boyfriend was impressed.

Apr 05, 2012

This was great fish. I didn't not have a lemon so I used lemon juice. I distributed 1 tbsp per piece of fish on each side. I also used olive oil instead of vegetable. Will definitely make again.

Oct 26, 2011

I rubbed the fish with EVOO and then coated with lemon pepper seasoning. Was not bland at all this way. Oh, and I baked it - 400 for 10 mins. Kids loved it (of course they though it was chicken)!

Dec 08, 2007

I didn't have a fresh lemon, but used lemon juice. Very good.


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  • Calories
  • 236 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.9 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 30.7 g
  • 61%
  • Sodium
  • 105 mg
  • 4%

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

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