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Perfect Baked Cod in dinner

If you are anyone who’s afraid of cooking seafood t in dinner at home, cod is the fish for you. It’s basically not possible to mess up: It cooks quickly, is tough to overcook (unless you simply forget about it), and is easy to taste alternatively you want.

Perfect Baked Cod in dinner

Perfect Baked Cod in dinner


cod filets, about 1-inch thick
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for baking dish
1 c. cherry tomatoes
lemon, sliced, plus more for garnish
garlic cloves, smashed but not peeled
sprigs thyme
2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, for garnish



  1. Preheat the oven to 400° and pat cod fillets with a paper towel until dry. Season all over with salt and pepper.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine olive oil, cherry tomatoes, lemon slices, garlic, and thyme.
  3. Brush a baking dish with olive oil. Pour tomato-oil mixture into dish, then nestle in cod.
  4. Bake until fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork, about 15 minutes.
  5. Serve garnished with parsley, more lemon juice, and pan sauce.

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