Hungarian Cod Casserole Recipe

Serves/Makes: 2 or 3


  • 1 pound (454 g) cod or halibut steaks
  • 3 medium-size potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) thinly sliced onion
  • 4 to 6 slices bacon
  • Juice and rind of 1 lemon
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) sour cream
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Butter
How to cook Hungarian Cod Casserole:
  • Wash potatoes using tip of a knife, cut 2 or 3 slits into the skin of each potato.
  • Arrange potatoes in a circle, onto a microwave-safe plastic rack.
  • Microwave potatoes for 8 to 9 minutes on 'MAXIMUM'.
  • Check for doneness with the tip of knife if needed, microwave potatoes for 1 to 2 minutes longer.
  • Peel cooled potatoes slice and then arrange potato slices over the bottom of a well-buttered 8-inch (20-cm) microwave-oven-safe dish salt and pepper.
  • Arrange onion slices into an ungreased dish microwave on 'MAXIMUM' for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes remove from oven.
  • Arrange bacon slices over 2 thicknesses paper toweling microwave for 3 to 4 minutes on 'MAXIMUM', until crunchy (some kinds of bacon only take 2 minutes to cook).
  • Arrange fish steaks over potato slices.
  • Pour lemon juice all over fish steaks sprinkle with lemon rind.
  • Sprinkle with cooked onion and then with bacon, crumbled.
  • Spread all over with 2/3 cup (160 mL) sour cream.
  • Salt and pepper.
  • Cover dish microwave on 'MAXIMUM' for approximately 8 minutes, until fish is flaky.
  • In a bowl, mix together remaining 1/4 cup (60 mL) sour cream and paprika.
  • Spread sour cream mixture all over.
  • Cover dish microwave for 1 minute more, on 'MAXIMUM'.


Oven: 700 watts
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
An interesting, unusual mixture of fish (cod or halibut), sour cream and potatoes.

This recipe for Hungarian Cod Casserole serves/makes: 2 or 3

The Hungarian Cod Casserole recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Cod (more Cod recipes)
Preparation Method: Microwave (more Microwave recipes)
Cuisine: Hungarian (more Hungarian recipes)

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