FishRecipesBaked Cod with Citrus and Dill

January 31, 2019


Baked Cod with Citrus and Dill

We love this fish because it packs a citrus-y punch and makes for an easy weekday meal! Try it alongside your choice of a grain and seasonal veggies or salad.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Course Main Dish
Servings 2 people


  • 12 oz cod fillets
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill
  • 1 pinch salt & pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon & lime juice
  • 2 lemon wedges for serving


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Melt butter in a sauce pan and stir in lemon zest and dill.
  • Pat fillets dry with a paper towel. Sprinkle both skinless sides with salt and pepper. Place fish on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Drizzle half of the butter mixture over the fish, flip the fillets and drizzle the remaining butter on top. Sprinkle the fish with lemon and lime juices.
  • Bake at 450 degrees for 12 minutes, or longer until fish is tender and flaky inside. If fillets are thicker they may need 15 minutes total.
  • Serve with a grain and vegetable or salad of choice. Enjoy!