Pesto Black Cod

For this week’s guest blog I wanted to share this gluten-free pesto black cod recipe.
Before I became gluten-free, I used flour to sear fish to give it a golden crisp. In this recipe, I’ve used white rice flour for the same result. Follow the simple directions below and I am sure you will see why this is my ‘go to’ when I want to get all of those brain boosting omega 3’s.  See Dana’s post on the Best Brain Foods.

Photo Credit: Sarah Cassidy


  • 2 small filets of black cod
  • ¼ cup white rice four
  • 1 tsp of a all-spice
  • sea salt, pepper & garlic salt
  • 1 tsp EVOO
  • 1 tsp pesto
  • 1 lemon (squeezed)


Mix four, all-spice, sea salt, paper and garlic salt. Rinse black cod with water and pat dry. Lightly pat the cod in the flour mixture until both sides are lightly coated. Put the EVOO in pan and wait until hot, add the black cod. Sear both sides until crispy and brown. Remove from heat and add lemon juice. Lastly, spread pesto on top, and serve.  Enjoy!