Baked Cod with a Herb Crust

Looking for an easy fish recipe for the family? Try Baked Cod with a Herb Crust, easy to prepare and quick to bake.

baked-cod-herb-crustServes 4


4 cod fillets

1 tblsp finely chopped rosemary

1 tblsp finely chopped thyme

1 tblsp finely chopped chives

1 tblsp finely chopped flat leaf parsley

The grated zest of one lemon

A pinch of salt and a twist of pepper

60g/2 ½ oz breadcrumbs

1 tblsp olive oil


Pre-heat the oven to 210ºC (fan oven)

Combine all the herbs, lemon zest, salt and pepper and breadcrumbs in a bowl; add the olive oil and mix.

Lightly oil a baking sheet, dry the fish with some kitchen paper and lay it on the baking sheet.

Gather small handfuls of the breadcrumb mixture and spread it over the top of the fillets.

Bake in the oven for about 10-15 minutes and serve with the sweet potatoes and another vegetable of your choice.

Related recipes: Gratin of Fish with Cheese and Tomatoes and Buried Treasure Fish pie

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