14 Of The Best Cod Recipes For Lunch Or Dinner

14 Of The Best Cod Recipes For Lunch Or Dinner - Yummy fish meals

Cod is one of the more versatile choices when it comes to fish. Its mild flavor means it can be ideal for a range of dishes.

But if you’re looking for inspiration on how to cook cod at home, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite cod recipes for you to try out. 

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14 Cod Recipes To Try Out For Dinner

1. Beer Battered Cod

Beer Battered Cod recipe

Courtesy of www.allrecipes.com

A good beer batter can give your cod a fantastic light, crispy coating and can elevate your traditional fish and chips dinner. This classic should go down a treat at lunch or dinner and can take just 30 minutes to make.

Ingredients:

  • Cod fillets
  • Vegetable oil
  • Beer
  • All-purpose flour
  • Garlic powder
  • Paprika
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • Egg

Find the full recipe here

2: Spicy Baked Cod

Spicy Baked Cod recipe

Courtesy of  www.africanbites.com

If you like your fish to have a little kick, this tasty baked cod recipe could be ideal.

It can be quick and easy to prepare and because it’s baked in the oven, you can make several portions at once, so it can be a good dish to serve at dinner parties.

This low-carb African Caribbean inspired cod dish is also high in protein.

Ingredients:

  • Cod fillets
  • Unsalted butter
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic
  • Paprika
  • Onion powder
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Lemon juice
  • Basil or parsley
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Check out the recipe here

3: Lemon Baked Cod

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Lemon often works well with most fish, as it tends to enhance and/or balance the flavors found in the meat. That’s why when you order fish in a restaurant, it will usually come with a wedge of lemon. This lemon baked cod recipe can be easy to make and takes very little time to cook.

Ingredients:

  • Cod fillets
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Butter
  • Parmesan cheese
  • All-purpose flour
  • Garlic
  • Basil
  • Onion powder
  • Dijon mustard
  • Lemons

For the full recipe click here

4. Cajun Blackened Cod

Cajun Blackened Cod-recipe

Cajun food has its roots in southern Louisiana, where French Acadians settled after being forced out of Canada in the early 18th century. Cajun food has grown in popularity over the last couple of decades and can be found almost anywhere.

This Cajun blackened cod recipe pays homage to the culture of the deep south, combining fish and spices to create a tasty fried dish. Plus, this recipe can work with other white fish, including catfish.

Ingredients:

  • Cod fillets
  • Chili powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Cumin
  • Taco seasoning
  • Pepper
  • Oil
  • Lemon juice

Check out the recipe here.

5: Cod Chowder

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New England is famous for its chowders and cod can be an excellent fish to use for this flavorsome dish.

While you might have had clam chowder or corn chowder, this cod chowder recipe can be tasty twist on this classic hearty soup.

Ingredients:

  • Cod fillets
  • Butter
  • Yellow onions
  • Potatoes
  • White wine
  • Clam juice
  • Bay leaf
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Thyme
  • Old Bay seasoning
  • Heavy cream
  • Parsley

Click here for the full recipe. 

6. Alaska Cod Fish Tacos With Creamy Avocado Dressing

Alaska Cod Fish Tacos Recipes

Courtesy of kimscravings.com

Who doesn’t love tacos?! They seem to have soared in popularity over the last few years, probably because they’re so versatile, allowing you to basically choose your own ingredients.

These colorful little cod tacos are packed with flavor and can be a good alternative to other meat-filled ones. Plus, they can be a good way of getting kids to eat more fish.

Ingredients:

  • Cod
  • Limes
  • Garlic
  • Cilantro
  • Paprika
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Tortillas or taco shells
  • Tomatoes

    Avocado Dressing Ingredients:
  • Cilantro
  • Lime
  • Plain yogurt
  • Avocado
  • Salt
  • Sweetener or honey

Check this recipe out for yourself here

7. Cod Au Gratin

Cod Au Gratin recipe

This cod au gratin is a hearty dish that can be the perfect comfort food or ideal weekend dinner for the whole family.

You can make it as a whole dish for a family meal or put it into little individual casserole dishes if you plan to freeze it for meals later in the week.

Ingredients:

  • Cod fillets
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Milk
  • Dijon mustard
  • Lemon
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Dill or tarragon
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Crackers
  • Olive oil

Try it out for yourself, click here for the full recipe.

8: Greek Style Baked Cod

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No matter where in the Mediterranean you go, you’ll always find fish on the menu.

And this Greek style baked cod can be a delicious way to add a touch of the Mediterranean diet to your midweek dinners. 

Plus, it’s quick to make so you don’t have to worry about spending hours in the kitchen.

Ingredients:

  • Cod fillets
  • Garlic
  • Parsley
  • Lemons
  • Olive oil
  • Butter
  • All-purpose flour
  • Coriander
  • Paprika
  • Cumin
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Find the full recipe here.

9: Torsk (Scandinavian Poached Cod)

Torsk Scandinavian Poached Cod Recipe

Courtesy of thedomesticman.com

Cod is often a huge part of Scandinavian diets and is particularly common in Norway.

Torsk comes from the Nordic name for cod, with Skrei being the term for a particular type of Norwegian cod that can only be caught at certain times throughout the year.

This Torsk recipe features frozen cod, which can be perfect if you’re making a meal at the last minute and haven’t had a chance to get fresh fish.

Ingredients:

  • Frozen cod fillets
  • Honey
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Bay leaves
  • Butter
  • Ghee

You’ll find the complete recipe here

10. Cod Piccata

Cod Piccata recipe

Courtesy of paleogrubs.com

You may have had chicken piccata but this can also be a tasty way to cook cod.

This cod piccata recipe has been adapted for a Paleo diet but can be a healthy option for everyone. 

It’s quick to make and can be served up alongside your favorite vegetables.

Ingredients:

Cod fillets
Almond flour
Salt
Olive oil
Grapeseed oil
Chicken stock
Lemon
Capers
Parsley

Check out the recipe

11: Fried Fish Sandwiches With Lobster Mayo

Fried Fish Sandwiches Recipe

Courtesy of www.bonappetit.com

Burgers are always a big hit at meal times and these fried fish sandwiches are an excellent way to elevate your burger to the next level, with the lobster mayo adding the ideal finishing touch.

Even without the lobster mayo, these crispy cod sandwiches might just become a weekly must-have for family dinners.

Ingredients:

  • Boneless cod
  • All-purpose flour
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Salt
  • Eggs
  • Potato chips
  • Panko breadcrumbs
  • Vegetable oil
  • Lemon
  • Hamburger buns
  • Arugula
  • Chinese Cabbage
  • Parsley
  • Tomatoes
  • Pickle juice

Lobster Mayo Ingredients:

  • Lobster meat
  • Mayonnaise
  • Pickles
  • Shallots
  • Lemon
  • Hot sauce
  • Salt

View the full recipe.

12: Homemade Fish Sticks

Homemade Fish Sticks cod recipe

Fish sticks can be a great way of getting kids to eat fish but these homemade ones can be even better. They can be easily served up for lunches or dinners and can go well with vegetables as well as potatoes or fries, for a fun take on fish and chips.

Ingredients:

  • Cod fillets
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Egg
  • Salt
  • Paprika
  • Lemon-pepper seasoning
  • All-purpose flour
  • Butter flavored cooking spray

Want to make them yourself? Get the recipe here

13. Portuguese Cod Rice

Portuguese Cod Rice recipe

Cod, known as bacalhau, is popular on menus and at fish markets in Portugal, both salted and unsalted.

This cod rice recipe is easy to make and can give you a little taste of Portuguese cuisine at your dinner table.

Plus, because it’s cooked mostly in one pot, you can make plenty of it to serve up for a large family meal or save for later in the week.

Ingredients:

  • Cod
  • Olive oil
  • Rice
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Tomatoes
  • Orange pepper
  • Red pepper
  • Green pepper

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14. Baked Cod Puttanesca

Baked Cod Puttanesca recipe

Courtesy of allourway.com

If you love Italian food then this baked cod recipe should definitely be one to try out. Combining delicious Italian flavors with cod and pasta, this puttanesca dish is quick to prepare, making it a great choice for a flavorsome meal at lunch or dinner.

Ingredients:

  • Cod fillets
  • Olive oil
  • Anchovies
  • Marinara sauce
  • Olives
  • Capers
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Pasta and/or ciabatta bread

Click here for the recipe. 

Time To Wrap It Up

We hope you’ve been inspired to try one of these mouthwatering cod recipes.

Or maybe you’ve added your own special ingredients to some of the recipes. Let us know if you have, and if you’ve got a tasty recipe of your own.

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