Crispy Cod

Crispy Cod

From Sweetkitchengirl: On the Cutting Edge | Main Dishes | American

How to make a nice crispy cod with less calories that will knock your socks off.


cal Calories 151kcal

fat Total Fat 6g

Low sat-fat Saturated Fat 1g

High chol Cholesterol 143mg

sodium Sodium 176mg

carbs Total Carbohydrate 0g

Serving size 143g Calories from fat 54kcal Fiber 0g Protein 24g Sugar 0g
2 servings


  • alaskan cod filet
  • sea salt
  • black pepper
  • egg wash
  • panko bread crumbs
  • canola oil


  1. Pour some canola oil into a hot pan to cover the bottom about 1/2 inch.
  2. Wash cod filet.
  3. Dry with paper towel.
  4. Cut into 4-5 inch pieces.
  5. Shake some sea salt onto both sides of each filet piece.
  6. Shake some black pepper onto both sides of each filet piece.
  7. Beat one egg to make the egg wash and pour into a small bowl.
  8. Dip one side of each filet in the egg wash.
  9. Coat the egg wash side of the filet with panko bread crumbs.
  10. Lower the heat to medium.
  11. Drop a few panko bread crumbs into the oil to see how it browns.
  12. Reduce heat accordingly.
  13. Add cod filets to the hot oil panko crust side down.
  14. Let fish fry for about four minutes and check to see if it’s a golden brown.
  15. Once golden brown, turn the filets over.
  16. Fry for another five minutes or so.
  17. Check to see if it’s cooked inside by flaking a piece off one of the irregular cuts and taste it if it looks cooked through.
  18. Thicker cuts might need to be browned on the sides as well.
  19. Remove cod filets with a spatula and drain on a few paper towels.
  20. Serve with Lemon Basil Dipping Sauce, Tartar Sauce or your favorite Aoili!
  21. Bon Appetit!!!


  • Make sure oil is not so hot that the test crumbs burn up. They should brown slowly to a golden brown. Don’t press the filets down into the oil to cook them faster.

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