Microwave Baked Cod Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6


  • 2 pounds (0.9 kg) fresh cod, cut into 6 fillets
  • 1 pound (454 g) fresh asparagus
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) cold water
  • Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons (45 g) unsalted butter or olive oil (45 mL)
  • 2 medium-size garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) freshly chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) tarragon
  • Juice and grated rind of 1/2 a lemon
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper
How to cook Microwave Baked Cod:
  • Cut off and throw away the hard end of each asparagus (it will break-up easily just where the tender end of the asparagus starts).
  • Wash asparagus arrange asparagus in a microwave-safe long enough dish.
  • Pour in cold water sprinkle with a pinch of sugar.
  • Cover dish microwave asparagus on 'MAXIMUM' for 5 to 7 minutes, until tender.
  • Check for doneness with the tip of a knife.
  • Remove asparagus from cooking juices, reserving both, asparagus and cooking juices.
  • Keep asparagus warm.
  • In a clean microwave-safe large enough dish, mix together butter or olive oil, minced garlic cloves, chopped parsley and tarragon.
  • Microwave on 'MAXIMUM' for 3 minutes, stirring once.
  • Arrange cod fillets on top of mixture, lemon juice, grated lemon rind and reserved asparagus cooking juices.
  • Salt and pepper, to taste cover dish.
  • Microwave on 'MEDIUM-MAXIMUM' for 6 minutes.
  • Arrange asparagus all over fish fillets cover and microwave on 'MEDIUM' for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer cod fillets and asparagus onto a warm serving plate.
  • Pour cream into cooking juices, microwave on 'MAXIMUM' for 3 minutes.
  • Stir sauce well pour all over cod fillets.


Oven: 700 watts

This recipe for Microwave Baked Cod serves/makes: 6

The Microwave Baked Cod 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)

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