Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  292
  • Protein  20 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  23 g
  • Cholesterol  57 mg
  • Sodium  228 mg
  • Potassium  237 mg
  • Phosphorus  128 mg
  • Calcium  14 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Cilantro-Lime Cod

DaVita dietitian, Debbie, from Maryland offers her kidney-friendly Cilantro-Lime Cod recipe. Can this low-salt and reduced-phosphorus recipe still deliver a culinary kick? You bet!

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Debbie from Maryland.

Portions: 4     Serving size: one 3-ounce fillet


    • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
    • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
    • 2 tablespoon lime juice
    • 1 pound cod fillets


    1. In medium bowl combine mayonnaise, chopped cilantro and lime juice. Transfer 1/4 cup to a small bowl and set aside to serve as sauce with fish.
    2. Brush fish with remaining mayonnaise mixture.
    3. Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add cod fillets and cook turning once, for 8 minutes or until fish is firm but moist. Serve with cilantro-lime sauce.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 3 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

    • If desired 1/4-cup chopped fresh dill weed may be substituted for the cilantro.
    • Replace regular mayonnaise with low-fat mayonnaise to reduce fat to 11 grams per serving.

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Cilantro-Lime Cod

janisburke says:


great recipe. My whole family loved it,but I baked it on parchment paper at 350 til done. My teenagers raved.

Sep. 08, 2014, 3:07 PM - Inappropriate review?

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gwatkins27 says:


It would be helpful to have the grams of potassium, phosphorus, and sodium. 3 meat, 3 fat, 0 carbs doesn't quite give me the information I'd like. Thanks. Dietitian comment: Look for the box to the right of the preparation notes to find the nutrient information you are looking for on each recipe.

Jul. 19, 2014, 11:58 AM - Inappropriate review?

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kakruger65 says:


This is now my favorite fish recipe! So delicious & easy!!! Yummmmy!

Dec. 24, 2013, 10:53 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cilantro-Lime Cod

JakeBigD says:


Fatty with delicious flavors and mouth feel

Jun. 25, 2013, 6:51 PM - Inappropriate review?

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traceyc78 says:


my sister found this recipe and decided we would try it out--it turned out amazing-the cod fillets packed tons of flavor!

Aug. 13, 2012, 9:14 AM - Inappropriate review?

Cilantro-Lime Cod

purplepatti says:


very easy, tender and yummy

Mar. 11, 2012, 3:59 PM - Inappropriate review?

Cilantro-Lime Cod

lande2293 says:


Wonderful plus quick and easy

Apr. 28, 2011, 6:34 PM - Inappropriate review?

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