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ROTEL Topped Baked Cod

An easy a delicious way to prepare cod filet in a pinch. ROTEL adds just the right amount of flavor to every bite.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: baked cod recipe, cod fish, rotel recipes
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 316cal
Author: Amy


  • 2 lbs wild caught cod loins
  • 1 cup Italian Bread Crumbs
  • 1 can RO*TEL Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies Drain excess juices
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter sliced into small pads
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
  • 3 1/2 tsp (s) each of black pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder sprinkle on each cod loin


  • Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange cod loins on the baking sheet, pat excess moisture out of each.
  • Sprinkle each with breadcrumbs.
  • Arrange butter pads over each slice (one on each end).
  • Bake for 20 mins or until fish is flaky. 
  • Once done, top each filet with a dollop of RO*TEL.
  • Turn off the oven.
  • Return to the oven for 5 mins to warm the Rotel using the residual heat. Enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 316cal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 428mg | Potassium: 959mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 10.1mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 2.8mg