Lemon Crunch Cod Fillets

lemon cod crunch fillets

Cod fillets are coated with breadcrumbs seasoned with lemon and dill, then baked for a healthful fish meal.

Recipe By: North American Olive Oil Association
  • Prep6 min |
  • Total24 min |
  • Serves4 servings


    • 1/3 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
    • 3/4 teaspoon dried dill weed
    • 3/4 teaspoon lemon pepper
    • 4 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 pound cod fillets, thawed if frozen
    • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel, optional
    • Parsley, optional


Heat oven to 375 F. Lightly grease small baking sheet or shallow baking dish with additional olive oil; set aside. In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, 1/2 teaspoon dill and 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper. Drizzle with 2 teaspoons olive oil and mix well until moistened. Set aside. 

Pat fish dry with paper towel; place on baking sheet. Brush fillets with remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil; sprinkle with lemon peel if desired, remaining 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon dill. Top evenly with crumb mixture, pressing lightly to adhere. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until fish flakes easily in center. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley, if desired
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