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pecan crusted cod
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5 from 18 votes

Pecan Crusted Cod Filets

Pecan crusted cod, ready in under 30 minutes. Recipe adapted from Cooking Light.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Fish
Servings: 2
Calories: 363kcal
Author: Cynthia


  • 10 ounces cod or other firm-fleshed fish about 4-6 oz. per person
  • 1 egg white lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup pecans finely ground
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoons olive oil or avocado oil


  • Pat fish dry. Season both sides fish with salt and pepper
  • Brush tops of filets with egg white and press pecans on to the top of the fish filets.
  • Melt butter and oil in a non-stick or cast-iron pan over a medium heat.
  • Cook fish, nut side down, for about 2-3 minutes, (depending on thickness of fish). Turn and continue cooking until fish is done, about 2-4 minutes, depending on thickness of fish.
  • Serve with lemon halves.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 713mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg