Cod with herb crust

  • 2 persons
  • cooking time: 20
  • difficulty


  • 1 cod fillet, deep-frozen
  • 1 garlic clove
  • a handful of parsley
  • 30 g butter
  • 1 lemon
  • 20 g Panko (breadcrumbs) or breadcrumbs
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper

How to prepare

Cod is a delicious white fish that you can prepare both from the freezer and fresh. In this recipe, you will add a delicious herb crust to the cod, which will become crispy when baked in the oven. This gives the cod a special spicy taste.


  • 1 Defrost the cod in the packaging in the refrigerator.
  • 2 Preheat oven to 200ºC.
  • 3 Remove the cod from the packaging. Pat cod dry on both sides. Divide cod in half, salt on both sides and set aside.
  • 4 Finely chop the garlic. Chop parsley finely.
  • 5 Put butter in a pot and melt it at low heat.
    Add garlic and parsley. Stir well and squeeze ½ lemon in the butter sauce. Stir again.
  • 6 Mix in breadcrumbs (Panko). Remove the pan from the stove.
  • 7 Place the cod in an ovenproof dish. Spread the butter mixture over the fish. Season to taste with salt.
  • 8 Place in the oven for 10-12 minutes.
  • 9 Serve with lemon wedges and some olive oil.

Icelandic Cod fillet