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Cracker Crusted Baked Cod

Fresh wild Atlantic cod topped with a butter cracker, dill and lemon crust and baked until the fish is flaky and the crust is golden brown.  This is an easy, quick and simple dinner that the whole family will love –perfect for busy back-to-school evenings … because we could all use a few extra minutes in our evenings not spent preparing a complicated dinner.
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 16 ounces cod fish, cut into 4 portions
  • 20 butter crackers (we used Ritz) crushed (they easily crush by hand)
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill divided
  • 1 lemon, zested and sliced into wedges you'll use the wedges for serving
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 425. Prepare a baking sheet (or baking dish, if preferred) with tin foil (or parchment paper). 
  • Pat cod very dry with paper towels. 
  • Add crushed crackers, butter, 1 tablespoon dill, zest of lemon, garlic powder, kosher salt and black pepper to a medium bowl. Combine well. 
  • Place cod onto baking sheet. Top fish with cracker topping. 
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with a fork and is opaque throughout. Remove from oven. 
  • Sprinkle with remaining tablespoon fresh dill. Serve with lemon wedges, roasted veggies and fresh dinner rolls. 
Keyword Cracked Crusted Baked Cod
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