Baked Ritz Cracker Cod is a delicious recipe and fool-proof method for baking cod in the oven that’s so extremely easy! Minimal staple ingredients including crushed Ritz crackers, butter, seasoning, and lemon prove that less is more! The other nice thing about this dish is the quick cleanup, making this meal a no-brainer and a must-try!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Diet Low Calorie, Low Fat
Keyword Baked Cod in the oven, Baked Ritz Cracker Fish, Easy oven cod recipe
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 25minutes
1LbFresh Cod Fillet or tilapia
2 tablespoonFresh cut Chives
12wholeRitz Crackersabout half a sleeve, crushed
¼teaspoonSalt & Pepper each to season
Preheat oven to 400°
Season the cod with salt and pepper on both sides and sprinkle the parsley over the top. Crush crackers and melt butter in the microwave. Make sure the butter is not super hot, just melted and spreadable
Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and brush on butter so the fish doesn’t stick to the foil. Crush the crackers to make breadcrumbs.
Add a third of the crushed Ritz breadcrumbs to the foil where the cod will sit.
Lay the cod onto the breadcrumbs and work the crumbs to the bottom of the fish with your fingers to coat the bottom.Brush butter over the top of the cod and then press breadcrumbs gently in to completely coat the fish. Top with chives and a squeeze of lemon and then bake for 15-20 minutes.