Spicy Baked Cod Fillets

Spicy Baked Cod Fillets Cod fillets are marinated in a blend of yogurt and spices then oven baked. This is a rich Indian delicacy that will definitely win your hearts. Serve with basmati rice biryani (spicy Indian rice) or plain white rice and lemon and lentil soup.


Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

For marinade:

Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 40 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr

    SERVING : 5

    YIELD : 5 servings

  • Mix together in a large bowl the yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, tandoori paste, tomato puree, soy sauce, vinegar, lemon juice, egg, cayenne pepper (adjust amount to suit your taste), coriander, cumin, turmeric, salt and pepper. Place the fish fillets into the marinade and turn to coat each side. Cover bowl with plastic film and refrigerate for an hour.

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Use one teaspoon each of the butter and olive oil to coat a shallow baking dish large enough to accommodate the fish in a single layer.

  • Remove fish from marinade and place in baking dish. Drizzle with remaining olive oil and dot with the remaining butter. Bake in preheated over until golden brown on top, about 30 to 40 minutes.

  • Place fish on warm serving platter and garnish with cilantro, lemon wedges, and onions.

Per Serving: 274 calories; protein 33.9g; carbohydrates 11.2g; fat 10.9g; cholesterol 104.2mg; sodium 729.3mg. Tandoori masala paste can be purchased in any Indian market.