Baked Cod with a Herb Crust Makes a Great Midweek Meal

Jill Holtz

June 26, 2019

Baked Cod with Herb Crust

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Looking for an easy fish recipe for the family? Try this recipe for baked cod with a herb crust which is easy to prepare and quick to bake – plus, it’s delicious!

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Including more fish in our diet is a healthy choice to make, and of course we want it to be as tasty and delicious as possible. Baking the fish is also healthier than frying and the herb crust gives it plenty of flavour.

This baked cod is nice and quick to pull together, meaning it can work well for midweek meals too. Any firm white fish can be substituted for the cod.

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Baked Cod With Herb Crust Recipe

Serves 4


  • 4 cod fillets
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped rosemary
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped thyme
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped chives
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped flat leaf parsley
  • Zest of one lemon
  • A pinch of salt and a twist of pepper
  • 60g/2 ½ oz breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 210ºC (fan oven)
  2. Combine all the herbs, lemon zest, salt and pepper and breadcrumbs in a bowl; add the olive oil and mix.
  3. Lightly oil a baking sheet, dry the fish with some kitchen paper and lay it on the baking sheet.
  4. Gather small handfuls of the breadcrumb mixture and spread it over the top of the fillets.
  5. Bake in the oven for about 10-15 minutes and serve with extra lemon for squeezing.

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Published On: June 26th, 2019 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: March 29th, 2021 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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