Alaska cod is such a great way to get your seafood fix. Its texture, which is firm, allows it to be prepared in almost any way. You can fry it, saute it, bake it, poach it, or steam it, depending on the recipe or method you prefer. Almost any sauce or seasoning tastes good with cod, which means you have even more recipes to choose from. Besides being so versatile, it is packed with nutrients and protein. You do not have to feel guilty about eating too much cod, since in Alaska it is raised and harvested responsibly. This means that they are raised naturally, treated without harm, and are sustainable. They are abundant by nature, so you will be able to enjoy cod as part of your diet for a long time to come.
A great recipe that is easy to prepare and enjoy right in your kitchen for dinner tonight is Parmesan Baked Alaska Cod. Serving four people, it is easy but really delicious, with a crunchy crust covering a flaky inside. To get started you will need the following ingredients:
– 3 T flour
– 3 T corn meal
– ¼ t onion powder
– 1/8 t pepper
– 1/8 t garlic salt
– 2 T butter (or margarine)
– ¼ C grated parmesan cheese
– 1 lb. Alaska cod fillets
Once you have your ingredients prepared and ready, preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Melt the butter in a baking dish. While the butter is melting, mix together the corn meal, the flour, the onion powder, the pepper, the garlic salt, and half of the grated Parmesan cheese. Dredge the cod in the flour and seasoning mixture by covering it on all sides. Put the dredged pieces of fish in the dish with the melted butter, covering all the sides. Use the rest of the Parmesan cheese by sprinkling the top of the fish. The fish should go in the preheated oven for about 8-10 minutes. Once it is ready it will be moist and flaky. Serve alongside vegetables for an all around healthy and delicious meal.
To customize this dish, you can add other seasonings to the dredge mixture. Try some different spices to make the dish a little different. Other fishes will also work well in this recipe.