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Grilled Cod with Lemon and Garlic – delicious Lean Protein

Cod fish is a lean low fat source of protein, it is low in calories, fat, and carbs. Cod is nutrient dense and contains omega-3 fatty acids. Cod is high in several B vitamins, which are good for cell and brain health. Cod is definitely a food that should form a part of your weight loss diet, and could be one of the fish you consume regularly.

Ingredients

  • 3 pieces of cod (skin and bones removed)
  • olive oil (3-4 table spoons)
  • white flour (2 cups)
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • lemon juice
  • parsley

Directions

  • Using a kitchen towel, pat down the cod fillets to remove any moisture on the surface of the fish
  • Put the flour in a flat plate and coat the cod on both sides with the flour
  • Season both sides with salt and pepper
  • Crush the garlic clove and mince into a paste together with some olive oil
  • Place the cod under a hot grill and drizzle half of the garlic olive oil over the fish
  • Flip the fish over after it gets golden brown
  • Drizzle the remaining garlic olive oil over the cod, and add the lemon juice
  • Once the other side of the cod is golden brown remove from the heat and sprinkle over the parsley and more lemon juice
  • Serve warm with some season fresh salad
grilled cod healthy meal
grilled cod healthy meal
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