Lemon & Herb Roasted Cod

A simple, nutritious and delicious meal bursting with natural flavours. As a bonus, it takes less than 30 minutes to make from start to finish so perfect for a mid week dinner.


2 cod fillets/loins

1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1½ tbsp lemon juice

1 large garlic clove, minced

1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped

½ tsp paprika (ideally sweet variety e.g. Hungarian)

Sea salt & black pepper


Preheat the oven to 200°C.  Place the cod fillets in a glass oven dish.Pour the olive oil and lemon juice into a cup. Then add the minced garlic, thyme, salt, pepper and paprika. Stir then spoon mixture evenly over the cod fillets.

Bake for approx. 15 minutes until the flesh is opaque in colour.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with basmati rice or baby potatoes, spooning the juices from the pan over. Goes well with steamed asparagus and/or French beans.