Oven Baked Blackened Cod

This Oven Baked Blackened Cod is made in just under 20 minutes and can be created with only 7 ingredients. I love this recipe during busy weeknights because of how quick it’s made. The perfect healthy and delicious dinner idea that your whole family will love! I can’t wait for you to try it.

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Why Make Oven Baked Blackened Cod

  • 17 minute dinner idea
  • Requires just 7 ingredients
  • Easy recipe
  • Budger-friendly
  • Kid-friendly
  • Healthy meal option

Ingredients Needed

Fish – Fresh cod filets

Seasoning – Salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning

Produce – Lemon, parsley, minced garlic

Dairy – Butter

How to Make Oven Baked Blackened Cod

Start by combining the melted butter, salt, black pepper, minced garlic, and Cajun seasoning together in a small bowl.

Next, place your fresh cod filets into a large baking dish and cover with your melted butter and seasonings and bake at 400° F for 10-12 or until your fish is opaque and flaky.

Finally, garnish with your fresh lemon and parsley and enjoy! I can’t wait for you to try it!

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Oven Baked Blackened Cod

Oven Baked Blackened Cod

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes

This easy Oven Baked Blackened Cod is a healthy dinner idea that you'll love! With only 7 ingredients you can throw this dinner together quickly and it tastes amazing!


  • 2 lbs. Fresh Cod Fillets
  • 1/2 Cup Butter, Melted
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp. Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp. Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 Lemon, Sliced
  • Fresh Parsley for Garnish


  1. In a small bowl combine Melted Butter, Salt, Pepper, Minced Garlic, and Cajun Seasoning.
  2. Place Fresh Cod Fillets in a Large Baking Dish. Cover with melted butter and seasonings.
  3. Bake for 10-12 Minutes at 400° F or until the Fish is opaque and flaky. (Note: Cooking time may vary depending on the thickness and size of your fish so watch it carefully).
  4. Garnish with Fresh Lemon and Parsley and serve immediately!


Prep Ahead Instructions -

In a small bowl combine Melted Butter, Salt, Pepper, Minced Garlic, and Cajun Seasoning. Store in a microwave-safe bowl in the refrigerator until ready to bake.

Cooking Instructions -

Place Cod Fillets in a large baking dish, Heat butter mixture in the microwave and pour over cod fillets. Bake at 400° F for 10-12 Minutes until White and Flaky.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 452Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 186mgSodium: 921mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 52g

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