Lemon-Tarragon Cod
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
This simple yet powerfully flavored sauce that marinates and coats this mild fish is next level. It brightens the cod fillets and will make for your next enjoyable dinner.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - 4 oz. cod filet
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 4 - Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 - Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 - Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 - Tbsp fresh tarragon
  • Side: - salad**
  • Side: - rice**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cook rice, as directed.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  3. Place the cod fillet pieces in small baking dish and season with salt and pepper. Chop the tarragon into tiny pieces.
  4. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard and chopped tarragon.
  5. Pour the sauce directly onto the cod pieces, coating them completely.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until cod is white and flaky in the middle.
  7. Prepare the salad.
  8. Serve Lemon-Tarragon Cod with salad and rice.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Chop 2 Tbsp fresh tarragon into tiny pieces.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together 8 Tbsp olive oil, 8 Tbsp lemon juice, 4 Tbsp Dijon mustard, and 2 Tbsp fresh tarragon.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 cod pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the prepared sauce

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring the cod and sauce to baking dish. Bake at 400 F for 15 to 20 minutes.

Special notes

Serve with cauliflower ‘rice’ for Paleo/Whole30 meal.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Lemon-Tarragon Cod

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely, then bake at 400 F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until cod is white and flaky in the middle.
Serve with rice and salad.

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