Alaskan Cod in Compound Lemon Butter


By Dane Feldman

Photo by Dane Feldman.

Quick and easy dinners don’t have to mean compromising healthy eating. This recipe for grilled Alaskan cod is light, protein-packed, and simple to throw together. You will need heavy-duty aluminum foil, though, because regular foil won’t hold well enough in a grill under high heat.

What you’ll need:
1 1/2 lb. Alaskan cod filets
5 tbsp margarine
1 1/2 lemons
2 tsp Penzey’s Mural of Flavor
2 large sheets heavy-duty aluminum foil

Serves 3 (1/2 lb filet per person).

Place a sheet of aluminum foil over a cookie sheet. Fold an edge of the other sheet of foil into an edge of the sheet that’s on the cookie sheet. This should form an “open-book” and you can place the filets of fish on top of the bottom layer of foil.

Combine the margarine and the juice of 1/2 lemon in a small bowl. Add in the Mural of Flavor and mash with a fork. Spread the butter over the fish filets.

Slice the remaining lemon and spread the slices out over the fish.

Fold the second piece of aluminum foil over the first and crumple all the edges together to create an enclosed pocket. Grill the fish in the foil pocket for 10-15 minutes and serve.