Buttery cod in the oven

Easy to do, and most people like it! Serve with potatoes or rice, and a nice salad on the side!


  • 4 cod fillets, if frozen defrost them in the fridge first. I usually take them out the night before. You can use any white fish.
  • Butter, about 100 gram (1 cup) or as much as you like. There should be enough to drizzle on top of your fish and potatoes / rice!
  • 1 onion, cut in slices
  • 1/2 lemon (optional)
The baking tray is from Swedish Kockums Jernverk.


  • Heat up the oven to 175 C (350 F)
  • Add some butter in your baking dish, and put the cod fillet on top.
  • Sprinkle some salt on top, the sliced onion and the rest of the butter.
  • Leave in oven for about 15 minutes, make sure it is totally cooked but don’t let it overcook as is gets all mushy and falls apart.
  • Drizzle some lemon juice on top of you want before serving!

By Malin Nordblom

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