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Easy Cod Piccata

Cod Piccata

This Easy Cod Piccata in a creamy Picatta sauce makes a quick 30-minute dinner recipe your family will love. Creamy, a bit briny and so so good!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 347kcal
Author Iryna


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  • Cut cod fillet to desired size pieces and season with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • In a medium shallow bowl combine flour and Parmesan cheese. Dip cod fillets into a flour-cheese mixture and shake off any excess flour.
  • Heat olive oil in a large non-stick skillet and over medium heat. Place fillets in a skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until slightly browned. Transfer cooked fillets to a plate.
  • In the same pan melt butter on a medium heat. Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add heavy cream and chicken broth and wait until it bubbles.
  • Meanwhile in a small bowl whisk together corn starch and 1 tablespoon of Piccata sauce. Add the corn starch mixture to the pan with the sauce and whisk until thickens. 
  • Add lemon juice, capers, season the sauce with salt and pepper.
  • Add Cod back to the pan, simmer for another minute and remove from the heat.
  • Sprinkle Cod Piccata with fresh parsley and serve immediately!



Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.8g | Protein: 26.3g | Fat: 22.7g | Saturated Fat: 8.4g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 668mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 0.5g | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 0.9mg