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Baked Cod Roe

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  • 1½ -2 lbs cod roe
  • ¼ cup butter
  • Ground garlic to taste
  • Salt & pepper


Clean cod roe with running cold water, carefully not breaking the sac. Season to taste. Place cod roe on a greased or parchment lined cookie sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes. Spoon butter (mid-way) on roe. Garnish with spinach and quartered lemon. Cod roe can be eaten as is or on crackers with a little mayonnaise.


  • If using frozen cod roe, ensure you thaw completely in refrigerator prior to baking
  • Use vegetable oil instead of butter

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