Pan Fried Cod on a white plate

Pan Fried Cod with White Wine and Butter

Easy and quick delicious sustainable cod recipe with white wine and butter plus some parsley and lemon flavours.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword best cod recipe, cod recipe, easy cod recipe, healthy cod recipe, pan seared cod, pand fried cod recipe, simple cod recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 162 kcal
Author Samantha


  • 1 pound cod filets
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped (or 2 garlic cloves, minced)
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp fresh chopped parsley
US Customary - Metric


  1. Heat a large frying pan over medium heat and melt butter.

  2. Add shallots (or garlic) and cook for 1-2 minutes or until shallots have softened. Add white wine and cook until reduced by about half, about 2-3 minutes.

  3. Add cod filets and cook, flipping once, for about 5-7 minutes - until cod is flaky and cooked through.

  4. Remove from heat and drizzle with lemon juice and sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts
Pan Fried Cod with White Wine and Butter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 162 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 64mg21%
Sodium 73mg3%
Potassium 500mg14%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 225IU5%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.