15+ Breaded Cod Recipes for a Delicious & Easy Meal

Cod is a versatile and delicious fish that can be prepared in many ways. One of the most popular methods is to bread it and bake or fry it. This gives the cod a crispy exterior and a moist and flavorful interior. Here’s 15+ breaded cod recipes to try out for dinner tonight!

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Breaded cod is a great option for a quick and easy meal. It can be served with a variety of sides, such as rice, potatoes, or vegetables. It is also a good choice for a healthy meal, as cod is a low-fat and high-protein fish.

There are many different ways to bread cod. Some recipes use panko for a light and crispy crust, while others use breadcrumbs for a more traditional flavor. Some recipes also add herbs and spices to the breading for extra flavor.

Here are 15 breaded cod recipes for you to try

Homemade baked fish sticks that are crispy, easy to make & packed with protein. These healthy fish sticks make the perfect dinner for kids!
Recipe: Ambitious Kitchen
Baked Fish Sticks
One pot Cod Piccata is a delicious flaky white fish recipe. Inspired by Italian Chicken Piccata, the fish is cooked with a light lemon butter sauce with capers. Healthy spring or summer dinner idea.
Recipe: Three Olives Branch
Cod Piccata
Crispy Baked Cod with Panko is very easy to prepare and a delicious family-friendly recipe. Mild cod fillets are topped with a simple panko breadcrumb topping seasoned with fresh lemon, garlic, and parsley. It's an ideal choice for busy weeknights, but also a very tasty option when entertaining.
Recipe: Delicious Little Bites
Cod Cakes with Lemon and Garlic
Baked Parmesan Crusted Cod is made with fresh cod fillets, Panko breadcrumbs, and fresh lemon zest. Easy, healthy, & delicious dinner recipe!
Recipe: Wellness by Kay
Baked Parmesan Crusted Cod
This pecan-crusted fish recipe is healthy, quick, and paleo-friendly! You'll love this delicious fish dinner with a crunchy coating.
Recipe: Skinny MS
Pecan-Crusted Cod
The ultimate Wisconsin Friday Night Fish Fry: crispy panko crusted fried cod & homemade tartar sauce. No beer batter or deep frying required!
Recipe: Plays Well With Butter
Friday Night Fish Fry with Homemade Tartar Sauce
Corn tortillas are loaded with delightfully crispy pieces of cod and a fresh slaw, then topped with a creamy, slightly spicy and sweet sauce for hands-down the best fish tacos you’ve ever had.
Recipe: A Spicy Perspective
Baja Fish Tacos
Shatteringly crisp, golden panko crusted cod in under 25 minutes! Crispy Japanese fish katsu with homemade sauce is quick and easy.
Recipe: Sabrina Currie
Crispy Japanese Fish Katsu
Goldfish Cracker Crusted Baked Cod is a delicious dinner recipe that features an easy cracker crust.
Recipe: Sizzling Eats
Cheesy Cracker Crusted Baked Cod
This crispy Cod Sandwich is made with a mixture of flour and breadcrumbs, can be fried or baked and is ready in 15 minutes!
Recipe: The Almond Eater
Crispy Cod Sandwich
Best baked cod recipe out there! Prepared Mediterranean-style with a tasty lemon and garlic sauce. Ready in just over 20 mins!
Recipe: The Mediterranean Dish
Easy Baked Cod Recipe with Lemon and Garlic
This Coconut Crusted Cod with Mango Sauce can be made in 20 minutes and is full of Caribbean Flavours!
Recipe: Frugal Mom Eh!
Coconut Crusted Cod with Mango Sauce
Battered fried fish made with a simple flour batter and deep fried to perfection is one of our favorite fish recipes and it’s easy too!
Recipe: Bless This Mess Please
Easy Battered Fried Fish
These Crispy Fish Tacos are made with panko-crusted white fish and colorful and flavorful mango salsa. A quick and easy meal!
Recipe: Real Food with Sarah
Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa
This incredibly simple recipe for crunchy Potato Crusted Cod is pan-fried and then baked in the oven to ensure the fish is cooked through but remains ultra-crispy and succulent.
Recipe: Delicious Little Bites
Potato Crusted Cod
Looking for a new way to serve cod? Try this baked bruschetta cod with Panko. It comes together very easily and serves so well over rice.
Recipe: Little Broken
Bruschetta Baked Cod with Panko

How to Make Ahead and Store

Many of these breaded cod recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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15+ Breaded Cod Recipes

Cod is a versatile fish that's delicious when breaded and baked or fried until crispy. Here's 15+ breaded cod recipes to try out for dinner!
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 people


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