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baked fish in cream sauce in black skillet

Baked Cod with Mustard Sauce

Cod fillets are smothered in a mixture of sour cream and two types of mustard, then baked in the oven till done. Juicy and flavourful.
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Course: Main
Cuisine: French
Keyword: baked cod, mustard sauce, sauce for fish
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 275kcal


  • 4-6 cod pieces approximately 1.5 lbs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup/ 200 ml sour cream or creme fraiche
  • 3 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp whole-grain mustard
  • 1 leek white part only, minced
  • 1 tbsp drained capers
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped


  • Preheat oven to 425F/210C.
  • Butter a skiller or a shallow baking dish and arrange cod on it. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Mix sour cream or creme fraiche, both mustards, chopped leek and capers in a medium bowl. Spoon the sauce over the fish, it should be covered in an even layer of sauce.
  • Roast in the oven for 10-12 minutes. Change your oven setting to broil/grill and continue cooking for 2-3 more minutes until the sauce is slightly blistered. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve.


Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 368mg | Potassium: 839mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 797IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 1mg