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Boston Baked Cod in Wine and Lemon Sauce

White wine, lemon and herbs come together to flavor this amazing cod recipe. The cod is baked in panko bread crumbs for a crispy finish!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked cod
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 437kcal
Author Olga


  • 1 lb cod fillets (scrod or haddock)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion (halved and sliced thin)
  • 1 tablespoon butter (melted)
  • 1 medium juicy lemon (divided)
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In an oven proof skillet (cast iron, dutch oven or stainless steel), saute the onion in olive oil until soft but not browned.
  • CRUMB TOPPING In a medium sized bowl, combine the panko crumbs with the parsley, melted butter, 2nd tablespoon of olive oil, and the juice of half the lemon.
  • Once the onions are soft, add a pinch of red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
  • Add the juice of second half of the lemon and the white wine to the pan with onions and continue to cook for 1 minute.
  • Place the fish on top of the onions and season the fish with salt and pepper.
  • Add the crumb topping evenly over the fish and sprinkle with parsley.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes until fish is cooked through and the crumbs are nicely browned.
  • Cover with tinfoil half way through baking if the top is browning to fast.


Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 382mg | Potassium: 1171mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4.3% | Vitamin C: 42.4% | Calcium: 11.8% | Iron: 15.3%