cod picatta on plate

Cod Piccata Recipe

Go fancy for dinner! This cod piccata recipe will make you feel like a five-star chef – and it’s an indulgence that is actually good for you too!

Prep: 20Cook: 30Total: 50 minutes
Yield 5 servings 1x


  • 5 small cod fillets
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter (divided)
  • 1 small shallot, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 1/3 cup capers, drained
  • fresh parsley


  1. Prepare cod by washing and drying each filet completely.
  2. In a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp butter over medium-high heat.
  3. In a long bowl or plate, mix together almond flour, salt, and pepper. Dredge each piece of cod on both sides.
  4. Add cod to skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side (longer for thicker pieces).
  5. Once cooked on both sides, place cod filets on a clean plate.
  6. Add remaining tbsp of butter to pan, along with shallot and garlic. Cook for 1 minute.
  7. Add in stock, lemon juice, and capers, and let cook for medium-high heat for 5 minutes until sauce has reduced.
  8. Add cod filets back into skillet, reduce heat to medium, and spoon capers and sauce over top of each filet. Let heat through with sauce for a few minutes before serving.
  9. Garnish with fresh parsley.
Author: ErinCategory: dinner, fish, meal prep, gluten-free, fishMethod: stovetopCuisine: ItalianDiet: Gluten Free