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A pot of freshly made lemon cod, ready to serve for dinner

One Pan Lemon Cod with Couscous

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This lemon cod with couscous comes together super quick and needs little preparation. Classic couscous is a solid foundation for the protein-packed fish and absorbs flavors nicely.
Course dinner
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 266
Author Lindsay Viker

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp avocado oil
  • 1 1/3 cup couscous
  • 1 3/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 6 - 8 oz cod fillets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lemon wedges to serve
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese to serve

Instructions

  • Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add the avocado oil. Add the couscous and toast for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently until golden brown.
  • Add the vegetable broth, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic powder, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a simmer and place the cod filets on top of the couscous. Add a pinch of salt and black pepper over the cod.
  • Cover and let cook for about 12-15 minutes until the cod is tender and the couscous is cooked through.
  • Cover and let cook for about 12-15 minutes until the cod is tender and the couscous is cooked through.

Nutrition

Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 518mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 274IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 1mg