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Cod fillets

What are cod fillets? About the ingredient cod fillets. Including 80 recipes with cod fillets, and nutrition data.


Cod has a flaky, white delicate flesh that can be prepared in a number of ways. Cod fillets can be roasted in the oven which helps to concentrate the flavor, poached in a flavorful court boullion, or braised in white wine. They can be served hot or cold typically with a sauce.

New England Creamed Cod

Cod benefits from careful cooking becaues of its delicate flesh and the whiteish liquid that can seep from the flesh when cooked. Overcooking hurts both the presentation and flavor. Baked cod recipes offer an excellent method for preparing this econmical fish delivering good value.

Favorite Baked Code

Pieces of cod are especially suited for poaching or cooking in the oven, many times with white wine which enchances and compliments it's delicate flavor. Cod should never be grilled or barbecued due to its delicate and flaky texture of its flesh.

It is also well suited for use in making croquettes, fish cakes, coquille dishes and gratins.

Cod fillets can be found frozen whole, or in the form of fingers coated with breadcrumbs and ready for frying.

Cod is not a fatty fish, rich in mineral salts and can be found in markets year-round.

Cod fillets


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 fillet (90g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 94Calories from Fat 6
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.7g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 81mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars ~
Protein 20.7g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Food group

Cod fillets are a member of the Finfish and Shellfish Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much do cod fillets weigh?

measure grams
1 fillet 90
3 oz 85

In Chinese:鳕鱼片
British (UK) term: Cod fillets
en français:Filets de morue
en español:filetes de bacalao

Recipes using cod fillets

There are 77 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Asian Sweet and Sour Cod
Baked Cod Provencal
Baked Crusted Cod with Italian Breadcrumbs
Broiled Cod with Paprika
Easy Bake Cod
Favorite Baked Cod
Herbed Fish Fillets
Leek-Smothered Cod
New England Creamed Cod
Seafood Burgers with Basil Tartar Sauce

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