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Lemon Dijon Cod Saute is a quick and easy recipe with a creamy sauce with olives and shallots, topped with sweet and tangy caramelized lemon slices! cod | fish | sauteed fish | Dijon | lemon | thyme | olives | easy dinner
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Lemon Dijon Cod Saute

Lemon Dijon Cod Saute is an easy recipe for fish in a creamy mustard sauce studded with olives and shallots and topped with tangy caramelized lemon slices!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, seafood
Cuisine: French
Keyword: lemon dijon cod, sauteed cod
Servings: 4
Calories: 184kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin



  • Slice each lemon into 6 thin slices.
  • Heat oil in large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Cook lemon slices until golden around edges, turning once; set aside.
  • In same skillet cook shallots and green olives until shallots are just tender, about 3 minutes.
  • Stir in wine and Dijon and cook 1 minute.
  • Season cod with thyme, kosher salt and pepper and add to skillet. Arrange lemon slices on top of cod.
  • Cook, covered, until fish is cooked through and flakes with a fork, about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer cod to a serving dish and drizzle with sauce.


Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 609mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg