How to Make Delicious Lemon Milk Cod Fish at Home?

Q: Can I substitute another type of fish for cod in this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use other white fish like haddock or halibut, but the cooking time may vary.

Q: Is it necessary to marinate the fish with lemon and olive oil?
A: Marinating adds flavor and helps tenderize the fish, but you can skip this step if short on time.

Q: Can I use regular salt instead of sea salt?
A: Yes, but sea salt has a more nuanced flavor that complements the lemon and butter well.

Lemon Milk Flavor Cod Fish Recipe


  • Cod fish: 1 piece
  • Lemon: 1
  • Black pepper: 1g
  • Sea salt: 2g
  • Butter: 6g
  • Onion: 1/7 of a whole
  • Garlic: 1 clove
  • Cilantro: 1 root
  1. Thaw the cod and pat dry with kitchen paper. Rub with lemon.
  2. Season with black pepper, a pinch of sea salt, and olive oil. Marinate for a while.
  3. Fry in a non-stick pan until golden brown on both sides.
  4. Wrap in foil and let rest.
  5. In the same pan, add onion, garlic, cilantro, and butter. Cook over low heat until fragrant and milky white.
  6. Turn off the heat and squeeze in half a lemon's juice.
  7. Add sea salt and mix well.
  8. Place the seasoned mixture onto the fish, wrap for a minute, then heat in the pan.
  9. Plate and serve. The tender fish pairs well with the tangy lemon juice and aromatic butter, seasoned with sea salt.
  • Rich in omega-3 fatty acids from the cod.
  • Contains vitamin C from the lemon.
  • Low in carbohydrates and high in protein.
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