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Skillet Cod with Tomatoes, Onions, and Peppers

This delicious skillet cod dinner is ready in 20 minutes and is packed with delicious onions, mushrooms, green and red peppers cooked to perfection in a juicy tomato sauce. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 211kcal


  • 1 lb cod
  • 1 onion
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder *optional*
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 28 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Drizzle olive oil over the fish and season with salt, pepper, oregano, and chili powder.
  • Heat a large skillet with some olive oil and cook the onions, peppers, and mushrooms for 4-5 minutes.
  • Stir in the garlic, season with salt and pepper and cook until fragrant (about 10 seconds)
  • Add the white wine and let the wine reduce by half.
  • Add the diced tomatoes, brown sugar, bay leaves, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the seasoned fish in the skillet and spoon the sauce over the fish.
  • Stir in the capers, cover and cook over medium heat for 12-15 minutes or until the fish is fully cooked through.
  • Serve with lime wedges and white rice if desired and enjoy!



Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 1083mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1420IU | Vitamin C: 84.5mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 2.9mg