Pan Fried Cod Recipe with Butter Beans

Pan-fried cod with giant beans and chard

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Check out our easy pan-fried cod stew recipe with large butter beans. This quick fish recipe is low in calories and ready in 25 minutes - simple midweek meal for two


Try this recipe for pan-fried cod, then check out our healthy cod and rice one-pot and more healthy fish recipes.



  • olive oil 3 tbsp
  • spring onions 1 bunch, chopped
  • Swiss chard 200g, stems chopped, leaves shredded
  • garlic 2 cloves, crushed
  • smoked paprika ½ tsp
  • chicken stock 300ml
  • large butter beans 660g jar, drained and rinsed
  • cod 2 skinless fillets
  • plain flour 1 tbsp, seasoned


  • Step 1

    Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Cook the spring onions, chard stems and garlic for 5 minutes or until the chard stems start to become tender. Stir in the paprika, stock and chard leaves, cover and simmer for 3 minutes. Add the butter beans and heat gently for 2-3 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Dust the cod in the flour, then fry in a separate frying pan in 1 tbsp of oil for 3 minutes each side until golden. Serve with the bean and chard stew.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 531
  • Fat 19.2g
  • Saturates 3g
  • Carbs 37.2g
  • Sugars 4.3g
  • Fibre 14.8g
  • Protein 45g
  • Salt 1.2g