Pan-Fried Lemon Butter Cod

  • Author: Jen


Pan-Fried Lemon Butter Cod is a great alternative to deep frying.



  • 1 lb cod (skinless)
  • 3 TBSP flour
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 TBSP butter
  • 2 TBSP olive oil


  1. In container add flour, salt and pepper and mix. In a separate bowl add egg and beat. In frying pan, add olive oil and heat at medium heat.
  2. Take each piece of cod and pat lightly with flour mixture.  Then dip in egg and remove any excess egg.   Add to frying pan cook for 3 minute or until browned gently flip.  Add lemon juice from 1/2 lemon, a couple sliced lemons, and butter.  Continue to cook for another 3 minutes.
  3. Add a bit of salt to taste.