Golden Lemon-Caper Cod

Tonight, transform your meal with Mediterranean Lemon-Caper Crusted Cod! Fresh, zesty, and full of flavor.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 lb thick cut cod fillet, cut into 4-5 pieces

4 tbsp fresh lemon juice, divided, one tbsp for the fish and 3 tbsp for the sauce

2-3 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp unsalted butter

5 medium cloves garlic, chopped

2 tbsp capers

1/2 cup dry vermouth, or dry white wine

1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

Seasoned Flour:

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp paprika

1 dash cayenne powder

1 tsp dried thyme

1 tsp kosher salt

1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper

Directions:

Sprinkle one tablespoon of lemon juice over the cod fillets and set aside for 15-30 minutes.

In a shallow bowl, mix all seasoned flour ingredients. Dredge the fish in flour, shaking off excess.

Heat olive oil and butter in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Cook cod for 5-6 minutes per side until golden brown.

Remove fish to a serving dish. In the same pan, cook garlic and capers for 30 seconds. Deglaze with vermouth, boil for 1 minute, then add remaining lemon juice and parsley. Boil again and pour over fish.

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Golden Lemon-Caper Cod

Tonight, transform your meal with Mediterranean Lemon-Caper Crusted Cod! Fresh, zesty, and full of flavor.

  • 1 1/2 lb thick cut cod fillet (cut into 4-5 pieces)
  • 4 tbsp fresh lemon juice (divided, one tbsp for the fish and 3 tbsp for the sauce)
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 5 medium cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 1/2 cup dry vermouth (or dry white wine)
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

Seasoned Flour:

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 dash cayenne powder
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  1. Sprinkle one tablespoon of lemon juice over the cod fillets and set aside for 15-30 minutes.
  2. In a shallow bowl, mix all seasoned flour ingredients. Dredge the fish in flour, shaking off excess.
  3. Heat olive oil and butter in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Cook cod for 5-6 minutes per side until golden brown.
  4. Remove fish to a serving dish. In the same pan, cook garlic and capers for 30 seconds. Deglaze with vermouth, boil for 1 minute, then add remaining lemon juice and parsley. Boil again and pour over fish.
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Golden Lemon-Caper Cod

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