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Lemon, Herbs, and Butter Flavor This Fancy Fish Dinner

TIMEJanuary 6, 2022

As we all know, at the start of each new year, many people want to eat healthier. This dish is a great way to add a healthier option to your weekly menu. It’s a straightforward recipe using a potentially new technique for people who want to eat more fish.

Fancy Fish in Foil

Serves 4

  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest, plus lemon wedges for serving
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless cod fillets, 1 to 1 1/2 inches thick
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces

Adjust oven rack to the middle position and heat oven to 450 degrees F. Cut 4 large pieces of aluminum foil.

Add thyme, lemon zest, salt, and pepper to a bowl and stir to combine. Place 1 fillet on 1 side of each piece of foil. Sprinkle the thyme mixture evenly over fillets and top with butter.

Fold the empty side of the foil over the cod. Fold up the edges of the foil and pinch together to create a sealed packet. Transfer packets to a baking sheet.

Bake until cod registers 140 degrees F, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer packets to plates and carefully open. Serve with lemon wedges.

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