Lemon Garlic Cod with Roasted Potatoes

Chef Brainy
What Started it all:
cod, lemon, potatoes.

Enjoy this delicious lemon garlic cod with roasted potatoes! The tangy lemon and garlic flavors perfectly complement the tender cod, while the crispy roasted potatoes add a delightful crunch. It’s a simple and flavorful meal that will impress your guests!

Ingredients

  • 4 cod fillets
  • 2 lemons
  • 4 large potatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Wash and scrub the potatoes. Cut them into bite-sized pieces and place them on a baking sheet.
  3. Drizzle the potatoes with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toss them to coat evenly.
  4. Place the potatoes in the preheated oven and roast for about 30 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
  5. While the potatoes are roasting, prepare the cod. Rinse the cod fillets under cold water and pat them dry with a paper towel.
  6. Season the cod fillets with salt and pepper on both sides.
  7. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add a drizzle of olive oil.
  8. Carefully place the cod fillets in the hot skillet and cook for about 3-4 minutes per side, or until the fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.
  9. While the cod is cooking, cut one lemon in half and squeeze the juice over the fish.
  10. Slice the other lemon into thin rounds for garnish.
  11. Once the cod is cooked, remove it from the skillet and plate it alongside the roasted potatoes.
  12. Garnish with lemon slices and serve hot.

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