Pan-Seared Cod with Red Pepper Glaze

Pan-Seared Cod with Red Pepper Glaze


Four, 6-ounce cod filets

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon butter

2 teaspoons grainy mustard

2 tablespoons capers

2 teaspoons red pepper jam

2-4 tablespoons white wine

Salt and freshly ground pepper

Lemon, sliced into wedges (optional)


  1. Lightly salt and pepper each cod filet.
  2. Add olive oil and butter to a saute pan that is large enough to fit 4 cod filets. Heat the saute pan over medium/high heat then add the cod filets. Cook for about 3-4 minutes.
  3. While fish is cooking, in a small bowl, mix together the mustard, capers, and pepper jam. Add this mixture the pan along with a splash of white wine. Spoon sauce over each filet. Flip the cod over and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. To serve, spoon the sauce over each filet and serve with lemon wedges. Sprinkle with salt and pepper if desired.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.