Poached Cod

Poached Cod

Savory poaching liquid brings life to fish. Yum!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Poached Cod
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 8 oz Cod Filet Thawed
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 4 Peppercorns
  • 4 Whole Cloves
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 small Onion Sliced
  • 1/4 tsp Parsley Flakes


  1. In a 2-quart pot, combine water, lemon juice, sliced onion, bay leaf, and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Simmer 20 minutes.

  2. Cut cod into 4 serving size pieces. Add to simmering liquid and cover with lid. Cook for 10 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. 

  3. Remove cod and onions to serving platter. (Toss poaching liquid.) Garnish with parsley flakes. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

This recipe is 0 WW points. You’ll want to eat all 4 servings yourself, with no guilt attached.

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