Blackened Cod Sandwich

Yield: 4 Sandwiches


Prep time: 1 HourCook time: 10 MinTotal time: 1 H & 10 M


Blackened Cod
  • 4 - 5 oz Cod Filets, skin removed
  • 1 TB Chili Powder
  • 1 TB Paprika
  • 1/2 TB Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 TB Onion Powder
  • 2 tsp Kosher Salt, plus more
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • Olive Oil
  • 3-4 Cups of Shredded Iceberg Lettuce or Shredded Cabbage
  • 2 TB Fresh Herbs, chopped (any mix of basil, tarragon, dill or parsley)
  • 2 TB Capers, chopped
  • 2 TB Cornichon, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Garlic Clove, grated
  • 1 tsp Dijon
  • 1 TB Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • Black Pepper, to taste
  • Kosher Salt, to taste
Remaining Ingredients
  • 4 Brioche Buns, insides toasted in a pan with butter
  • Sliced Avocado
  • Sliced Tomato


Blackened Cod, Slaw and Assembly
  1. Combine all of the spices to make the blackening spice.
  2. Lightly season the cod with kosher salt.
  3. Coat the cod filets in the blackening spice (you might not need to use all of the spice mixture).
  4. Heat a nonstick pan to medium heat with a little olive oil.
  5. Sear the cod for 3-4 minutes per side. The fish is done when it just starts to flake.
  6. Combine all the slaw ingredients together.
  7. Top each toasted brioche bun with avocado, blackened cod, slaw and tomatoes.
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