Lemon & Herb Panko Crusted Cod

Cooking method:

Ninja Air Fryer AF100
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total time: 17 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 2 people

Lemon & Herb Panko Crusted Cod

TIP: If you don’t want to eat the cod right away, you can also cool to room temperature and reheat to 75°C later on.

Utensils required

Recipe tags


  • 2 uncooked cod fillets
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt, divided
  • 75g panko bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 5g fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 zest and juice of lemon

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  • Step 1

    Season each cod fillet on both sides with 1/2 teaspoon salt.

  • Step 2

    In a mixing bowl, stir together bread crumbs, butter, parsley, lemon zest and juice and remaining salt. Mix thoroughly so the bread crumbs are coated with lemon and butter.

  • Step 3

    Generously pack the top of each cod fillet with bread crumb mixture.

  • Step 4

    Insert crisper plate in pan and pan in unit. Preheat the unit by selecting AIR FRY, setting the temperature to 170°C and setting the time to 3 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin.

  • Step 5

    After 3 minutes, place the fillets breaded side up in the pan. Insert pan in unit.

  • Step 6

    Select AIR FRY, set temperature to 170°C and set time to 12 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin.

  • Step 7

    Cooking is complete when internal temperature reaches 65°C. Remove fillets and serve immediately.