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Potato Crusted Cod

Potato Crusted Cod is a delicious recipe that is perfect for Lent.

Potato Crusted Cod is one of my husband’s favorite seafood dishes. I love how simple and easy it is to make. Potato Crusted Cod is a delicious recipe that is perfect for Lent.


Potato Crusted Cod

Potato Crusted Cod is a delicious recipe that is perfect for Lent.
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Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:15 minutes
Total Time:25 minutes


  • 3 whole large russet potatoes peeled and coarsely grated
  • 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 4 fillets fresh or frozen thawed cod fillets, about 6 to 8 ounces each
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3 large eggs beaten


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Lightly coat a sheet pan with cooking spray.
  • Toss together the grated potatoes, bread crumbs, thyme, salt and pepper in a 13x9 inch baking pan.
  • Pour vegetable oil to a depth of 2 inches in a large deep skillet and heat to 350 degrees.
  • Place the flour in 1 pie plate and the eggs in another.
  • Working 1 at a time, dredge the cod fillets in the flour, shaking off excess.
  • Dip the floured fillets into the egg to coat, letting the excess drip off.
  • Crust the cod with the potato mixture, pressing to adhere.
  • Add the crusted cod fillets to the oil and fry until the potato coating is crisp and lightly browned.
  • Drain the cod on paper towels then transfer to the prepared sheet pan.
  • Bake the cod about 5 to 8 minutes until cooked through.
  • Serve immediately.
Servings: 2 -4
Author: Adapted from Recipe Quick

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  1. I buy cod coated with a thin layer of potato at my local market. The cod is baked in the oven. I don’t want to fry food for health reasons. Why can’t I find a recipe for baked cod crusted with potatoes. Thank you

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