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Baked Wild Icelandic Cod with Cherry Tomatoes

This dish is quick, easy and rewarding. It’s basically the trifecta of food: hardly any prep time, short cooking time and numerous health benefits in every mouthful. The holy grail of dinner, if you like.

Baked Wild Icelandic Coc with Cherry Tomatoes

Ingredients – 4 servings

  • 4 fillets of wild Icelandic cod (6 oz), about 1-inch thick
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 7 oz cherry tomatoes
  • 1 lemon, sliced, plus more for garnish
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed but not peeled
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley, for garnish


Step 1
Preheat the oven to 400°F and pat cod filets dry with a paper towel. Season all over with salt and pepper.

Step 2
In a medium bowl, combine olive oil, cherry tomatoes, lemon slices, garlic, and thyme.

Step 3
Brush a baking dish with olive oil. Pour tomato mixture into dish, then nestle in the cod.

Step 4
Bake until fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.

Step 5
Serve garnished with parsley, more lemon juice, and pan sauce.

This dish is perfect with some roasted potatoes and/or fresh salad.