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Baked Cod in a pan

Oven Baked Butter Cod Recipe (4 Ingredients)

This oven-baked cod is the definition of minimalist cooking. With just 4, simple ingredients it's ready in 15 minutes and eaten just as fast!
Course seafood
Cuisine American
Keyword baked cod, butter cod
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 397kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Pat dry cod of any excess moisture with a paper towel.
    Cod on a paper towel
  • Slice the butter into cubes and place a couple of pieces on the bottom of the baking dish. Top the butter cubes with the cod fillets and season the fish with garlic parsley salt.
    Cod in a baking pan
  • Add another layer of butter cubes on top of the cod, followed by thick slices of lemon.
    Cod with butter and lemon
  • Bake the cod at 425°F for about 15 minutes (this will vary depending on the thickness of your fillets).
    Baked Cod in a pan


Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 159mg | Sodium: 1870mg | Potassium: 984mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 859IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg