Mayonnaise Baked Cod Recipe Will Make a Fish Lover Out of Anyone by 30Seconds Food

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Mayonnaise Baked Cod Recipe Will Make a Fish Lover Out of Anyone

Know someone who frowns any time fish is being served for dinner? The mayonnaise in this easy cod recipe makes the fish super moist and flavorful, so it will make even those skeptical of fish a believer. Throw in Parmesan cheese and other seasonings like Old Bay and lemon, and we're betting you'll soon have a fish lover on your hands. 

Here is your shopping list for this easy baked mayonnaise cod recipe: cod fillets, mayonnaise, butter, onion, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice (fresh is best), lemon zest, Old Bay seasoning, fresh parsley and fresh breadcrumbs. Don't like cod? Use your favorite fish! 

Serve this quick baked cod for dinner with a fresh vegetable, salad, grain or your favorite side dishes.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 4 cod fillets
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs

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Recipe Notes

  • Try this easy fish recipe with other whitefish like halibut, haddock, sole or tilapia.
  • This recipe can easily be doubled or cut in half for two.

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Combine the mayonnaise, butter, onion, Parmesan, lemon juice, zest, parsley and Old Bay. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Mix well.
  2. Place the fish in a baking dish that’s been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Spread the mayonnaise mixture over the fish fillets. Sprinkle with the breadcrumbs.
  3. Bake in a preheated 400-degree F oven about 10 minutes. Turn the broiler on and cook until the top is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 247

Total Fat: 11.2g

Saturated Fat: 4.9g

Cholesterol: 74mg

Sodium: 334mg

Total Carbohydrate: 13.7g

Dietary Fiber: 1.3g

Total Sugars: 2.5g

Protein: 23.3g

Vitamin D: 4mcg

Calcium: 70mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 114mg

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Elisa Schmitz
This sounds delicious! #yum
Donna John
Need to make this again soon. It was so good! And easy!
Julie Rose
This looks really good. On my list!

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