Lemon Garlic Pan Seared Cod Fillet
This recipe for pan fried cod fish in a lemon garlic wine sauce is full of different flavors and takes less than 30 minutes to make!
- 3-5 cod fillets
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes
- 3 garlic cloves minced
- 2 tbsp heavy whipping cream optional
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 1/2 cup fresh basil chopped
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp lemon zest
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- pink salt sprinkle to your liking
Pat dry both sides of cod with a paper towel.
Season with salt and pepper.
Heat 2 tbsp of olive oil over medium heat.
Cook on each side for about 3-4 minutes.
Pour sauce over the cod.
Heat 1 tbsp of olive over medium. Add minced garlic and red pepper flakes, cook for 1 minute. Add cherry tomatoes cook for 10 minutes.
Add white wine and heavy whipping cream bring to a gentle simmer.
Stir in basil, lemon juice/zest, salt, and pepper. Cook for 2 minutes then set aside to pour over fish.