Cod in the oven with béchamel

Cod in the oven with béchamel on a baking dish

Prepare this simple and delicious cod in the oven drizzled with béchamel in a dinner among friends. They gonna love it…

Category: Cod, Recipes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time: 15 m
Cook Time: 40 m
Total Time: 55 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 3 desalted cod steaks (about 750 grams / (1 2/3 pounds))
  • 100 ml / (6 3/4 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 150 ml / (1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons) béchamel sauce
  • 150 ml / (1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons) whipping cream
  • 900 grams / (2 pounds) potatoes
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF).
  2. Wash, peel the potatoes and cut them into cubes. In a baking dish, place at the bottom, the onion cut into round slices and over the top, the potatoes. Drizzle with olive oil, season with some saltPotatoes on a baking dish drizzled with olive oil and seasoned with salt and bake about 25 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, put the cod steaks in a saucepan with water and bring to a boil over high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook about 5 minutes. When the cod is cooked, drain it with a skimmer. Remove the skins and the bones and flake the cod with a fork. Season with pepper and set aside.
  4. In a bowl, mix the béchamel and the cream with a fork.
  5. Remove briefly the baking dish from the oven, place the cod over the potatoesCod and potatoes on a baking dish and drizzle with the béchamel mixture. Sprinkle with breadcrumbsCod and potatoes on a baking dish drizzled béchamel and sprinkled with breadcrumbs and place back on the oven about 15 minutes until slightly golden.
  6. Turn off the oven and serve.
Cod in the oven with béchamel
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 753
Total Fat 41.5 g(64%)
Saturated Fat 12.5 g(61%)
Cholesterol 148 mg(49%)
Sodium 378 mg(16%)
Total Carbohydrate 46 g(15%)
Protein 50 g

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