Cod is the classic white fish. It’s not just the traditional fish and chips, but also delicious as a flaky fillet with an array of accompaniments.
Cod is naturally low in fat while still containing lots of the essential nutrients that we love fish for: protein (one of the body’s main building blocks), selenium, iodine and vitamin B-12. If you’re looking for a lean but filling food, are on a bit of a health kick or avoiding meat, then cod is ideal.
It’s also very versatile – tasty with delicate flavours of lemon and herbs, packs a punch with spices and garlic, or enjoyable simply on its own. Since it doesn’t have a strong “fishy” taste, cod is brilliant for introducing children to seafood; meaning Captain Birds Eye’s cod fish fingers have been the maker of many a fish fanatic.
Cod Fillet Recipes
This twist on the creamy carbonara is great as a meal in itself, or as a sumptuous starter for a dinner party. Made with our field fresh veggies, it’s still a straightforward one that is ready in 45 minutes.
This filling dish takes just 25 minutes to pull together, making it one of our favourite simple cod recipes. The gentle flavours of parmesan, mushroom and cod give you a homemade version of a fine dining classic!
If you’re up for trying something a bit more challenging, this seafood curry is worth the effort. Make up a large batch and it’ll keep in the fridge for a couple of days – simply reheat in the microwave and add fresh rice for a speedy midweek dinner.
Quick and Healthy Cod Recipes
Light cod fillets and grilled vegetables are a perfect pairing – this dish is healthy, yet bursting with flavour. We suggest courgette, red onion and peppers to go with our tomato and rosemary cod, but we’re pretty sure any favourite family veg will work wonders.
While we love the classic cod and chips combo, our battered cod fillets (made with 100% wild-caught, responsibly sourced fish) can still hold their own with a simple side salad. Add your favourite dressing, or have a go at your own homemade tartar sauce.
Battered Cod Recipes
No list of cod recipes would be complete without this cornerstone of British cuisine – the timeless fish and chips. The Captain has his own recipe for every element of the dish: three different types of homemade chips, the tartar sauce, and even one for mushy peas.
Make an extra-crunchy, cheesy fish pie in just 40 minutes for a hearty and indulgent dinner. If you find yourself with a suddenly silent table as the family tucks in, you can be sure everyone likes it just as much as we do!