Easy Steamed Cod Recipe

steamed cod

This steamed cod recipe is a blank canvas for sauces and flavors. I personally like to pair with a bold salad, like this panzanella for maximum contrast!

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Steamed Cod Recipe

Steamed Cod Recipe
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Author Jim


  • 1 pound non-frozen cod filets
  • 1 lemon (cut into wedges)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Put 1 inch of water in the bottom of a large pot and bring to a boil. Place fish into the steamer basket, then place the basket into the pot. Cover and cook for 6-8 minutes, looking for 145 deg F.
  • When fish is finished, remove from steamer basket onto a plate. Slightly sprinkle with the salt and a squeeze of lemon.


Serving: 4People | Calories: 146kcal

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