How to Make Delicious Rosemary Pan-Seared Cod: A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: How long should I pan-sear each side of the cod?
A: Pan-sear each side for about 3 minutes or until it turns slightly golden.

Q: Can I use dried rosemary instead of fresh?
A: Yes, dried rosemary can be used, but fresh rosemary gives a better flavor.

Q: Is it necessary to pat dry the cod before pan-searing?
A: Yes, patting dry ensures the cod sears well and prevents oil splatter.

Rosemary Pan-Seared Cod


  • Cod fillets, 2 large pieces
  • Pepper salt, to taste
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • Rosemary, 2 sprigs
  1. Take the cod out of the refrigerator, clean it, and gently pat dry with kitchen towels.
  2. Heat a pan, add olive oil, and then place the cod fillets in it.
  3. Sear one side until slightly golden, about 3 minutes. Carefully flip, add a sprig of rosemary, and continue to sear until the cod is cooked through.
  4. Remove from pan and serve with a side of pepper salt. Enjoy your simple, delicious, and nutritious Rosemary Pan-Seared Cod!
  • High in protein
  • Low in carbohydrates
  • Contains healthy fats from olive oil
  • Rich in omega-3 fatty acids from cod
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