Roast Cod with Garlic Butter

Roast Cod with Garlic Butter Recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner
For this easy cod recipe, simply cook the fish in an ovenproof skillet then top with a savory garlic butter flavored with mustard, shallots, parsley and proscuitto.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 8 Minutes
Cook: 9 Minutes


1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
1 large garlic clove, peeled and minced
2 teaspoons minced shallots
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 1/2 tablespoons minced prosciutto di Parma
1 tablespoon almond, rice, or all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
Salt, to taste
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons canola oil
4 (7-ounce) skinless cod fillets
Garnish: lemon wedges


1. Stir together first 10 ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.

2. Heat oil in a wide, deep, ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Season the cod fillets with salt and pepper, and cook 4 minutes. Turn fillets over; cook 1 minute.

3. Spoon 1 tablespoon butter mixture over the top of each fillet; transfer skillet to oven, and bake at 450° for 2 minutes or until fish is just cooked through and opaque in the center.

4. Add any remaining butter to pan, and let melt, stirring with juices in pan; spoon over fish, and garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.

Alfred Portale,

Gotham Bar and Grill, New York City,

Coastal Living

April 2010
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