Broiled Sesame Cod Recipe -
Broiled Sesame Cod Recipe
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Broiled Sesame Cod

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. Preheat the oven's broiler and set the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source. Line a broiler pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Place the cod fillets on the foil, and brush with butter. Season with lemon juice, tarragon, and black pepper; sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  3. Broil the fish in the preheated broiler until the flesh turns opaque and white, and the fish flakes easily, about 10 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 29, 2011

I loved this for the simplicity and flavor. We were out tarragon so I used lemon pepper seasoning in place of it and the pepper. I used raw sesame seeds which toasted perfectly in the broiler. This could possibly be my "go to" fish recipe.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 27, 2011

i didnt think the tarragon was good here. it didnt fit the flavor profile and it isnt meant to be "broiled". i will try again omitting the tarragon as I feel the sesame seed/butter/lemon combo was good.

Jun 27, 2011

This was delicious and so easy! I used fresh tarragon instead of dried, which really added to the flavor. Will be making this one again!

May 21, 2012

I melted the butter, and added the rest of the sauce ingredients, and allowed it to sit for an hour or so, pan sauteed the cod a couple of minutes on each side, drizzling with the butter mixture, then placing a lid on top to let it finish cooking with the built up steam. Turned out wonderful, great flavor, very moist. I'm guessing the broiler would work too, although I would be paying close attention to the heat. Nothing worse than overcooked fish.

Jun 11, 2011

I loved the taste of sesame seeds with the cod; will definitely have it again!

Dec 26, 2011

Did not turn out well broiling. The top was burned and the rest was undercooked after 10 min. What I would do next time is prepair the fish like the recipe says but bake it at 350 until white and flakes easily.

Oct 22, 2011

The lime & tarragon really brighten this fish up. It was quick & simple to prepare with ingredients already on hand. My husband is not a fish lover, but said he would eat this again.

Sep 23, 2011

Very good, Quick & Easy, Cooked just as prescribed + added a pinch of sea salt.


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  • Calories
  • 167 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 32.1 g
  • 64%
  • Sodium
  • 111 mg
  • 4%

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

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