Cod with lemon and herb crust

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Cod with lemon and herb crust
This delicious fish dish couldn't be easier and it tastes great too!

50g butter

Handful of parsley and basil, finely chopped

1 lemon, zest only

100g pine nuts, toasted, finely chopped

100g fresh breadcrumbs

4 cod fillets, thick cut

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 lemon, juice only

Olive oil, for frying

Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6

To make the crust, add the butter, herbs, lemon zest, pine nuts and breadcrumbs to a blender and blend to a paste.

Season the cod with salt and ground black pepper, cover with lemon juice and spread the crust paste on top of the fish.

Transfer to a baking tray and bake for 10 minutes until the crust is golden brown.

Serve with minted peas and baby potatoes. 


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients

Recipe Type
Dinner, Budget, Easy, Entertaining, Family Dinners, Healthy, Quick Meals

Special Info
Pregnant Mums

Level of Difficulty

Other recipes you may like

Hello Mama!
Help us help you by allowing us and our partners to remember your device in cookies to serve you personalized content and ads.

We're on a mission to help our mums and their families thrive by informing, connecting and entertaining.

Join us in our mission by consenting to the use of cookies and IP address recognition by us and our partners to serve you content (including ads) best suited to your interests, both here and around the web.

We promise never to share any other information that may be deemed personal unless you explicitly tell us it's ok.

If you want more info, see our privacy policy.