Pan-roasted Cod With Fresh Herbs and Lemon

Try this quick and easy cod recipe and put it in a salad or on whole wheat pasta.

Pan-roasted Cod With Fresh Herbs and Lemon
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This recipe is incredibly easy to throw together at the last minute, as long as you’ve got the cod filets. Odds are, you already have the other ingredients in your kitchen. Plus, the cod will be finished cooking in only five minutes.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Marissa at Pinch and Swirl.

Prep time

5 min.

Cook time

5 min.

  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 true cod fillets (6 oz)
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 1/2 lemon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add shallots, cook and stir until translucent, about 1 minute.

Add cod fillets to skillet in a single layer; cook 3-4 minutes per side until opaque in the middle.

Squeeze the ½ lemon over fillets and season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Sprinkle with chives and serve.