Search

Baked cod in breadcrumbs

(113 ratings)

What's my recipe book?

Close

We know what it's like when you're browsing a site with as many recipes as ours. You find a brilliant recipe, want to make it again, but can't remember how you found it!

But we've solved the problem. Now, by clicking 'Save this recipe' or 'I cooked this' on any of our recipes, they'll be saved and grouped into your personal online recipe book. All you have to do is log in with your Facebook account to see them. When you click either of these buttons it will also tell your friends on Facebook what you've been cooking or saving so they too can give our quick and easy recipes a go (but you can turn this off at any time by visiting your 'My recipe book' page). Just click one of the buttons below or 'see my book' to get started. We hope you like it!

Print
cod
cod
  • Serves: 4

  • Prep time:

  • Cooking time:

  • Total time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

This delicious baked cod in breadcrumbs recipe is a great alternative to takeaway fish and chips - it's not as greasy or calorie laden as deep fried fish and it's ready in just under half an hour! This healthy baked cod recipe serves 4 people and is perfect for the whole family. Serve with homemade chips or potato wedges. Don't forget the mushy peas or fresh greens to serve. Baking cod is a much healthier, lower-calorie option if you're trying to be good but don't want to miss out on your favourites. This recipe is best made and eaten on the same day. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days - reheat thoroughly before serving.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil, for greasing
  • 1 egg white
  • 25g plain flour
  • 100g golden breadcrumbs
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 x 125-150g frozen fillets wild Alaska Pacific cod, thawed
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

Roast some potato wedges in the oven at the same time as the fish but remember that they will take about 45 minutes to cook

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C, fan oven 170C, gas mark 5. Grease two baking sheets with a little vegetable oil
  2. Beat the egg white with 2 tbsp of cold water until lightly foamy. Sprinkle the flour and breadcrumbs onto separate plates, seasoning the flour with salt and pepper
  3. Lightly coat the cod fillets in seasoned flour, then dip them into the egg white. Coat them in breadcrumbs, then arrange on the baking sheets
  4. Transfer to the oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Check that the fish is cooked the flesh should be opaque and flake easily. Serve with lemon wedges


More fish recipes

Your rating

Average rating

  • 4
(113 ratings)

Your comments

comments powered by Disqus

FREE Newsletter

Subscribe to Essentials

Subscribe from only 21.99