Simple 4-Ingredient Pan-Seared Butter Cod Recipe: Meet Your New Go-To Fish Recipe by 30Seconds Food

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Simple 4-Ingredient Pan-Seared Butter Cod Recipe: Meet Your New Go-To Fish Recipe

Pan-seared seasoned cod filets basted in butter is a quick weekday meal. Experiment with different seasoning blends to keep dinner fresh and exciting. This easy cod recipe is on the table in about 15 minutes.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes

Servings: 3 to 4


Here's how to make it:

  1. Season the fish with salt and pepper or dry seasoning blend. 
  2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over high heat. Add the fish, skin side down, reduce heat to medium and cook about 5 minutes or until the bottom is golden brown. 
  3. Carefully flip the fish over. Add the butter to the pan. Continue to cook, basting with the butter, until fish is cooked through.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Love this quick and easy recipe. The Greek seasoning is a great touch!
Tasty fish recipes are always appreciated. 😋
Cod is so versatile and I especially love to grill it in the summertime.

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