Our family loves the Trident Beer Battered Cod at Costco and we get a box about once a month. The battered cod is really easy to prepare, tastes pretty good and has a delightful crunch.
I like the cod because it is Wild Caught in Alaska which makes it more sustainable than farm raised fish. I also enjoy that it consists of whole filets and is not a minced, formed and processed product.
We use the fish in a lot of different meals like Fish and Chips, Sandwiches, Tacos, etc. and I appreciate how easy and convenient it is!
The Trident brand Beer Battered Cod comes in a 2.5 pound box. The fish, Item Number 806230, is located in the freezer section and costs $15.49.
Trident Beer Battered Cod Cooking Instructions and Serving Tips
The packaging provides cooking instructions using a conventional oven. To cook the fish you should:
- Preheat oven to 475F
- Place cod pieces in a single layer on a lightly greased baking tray.
- Cook for 8 minutes, flip and cook for another 8 minutes.
- The fish is done when the batter is browned and the fish reaches an internal temperature of 145F.
Costco Beer Battered Cod
- 1 package Frozen Beer Battered Cod
- 1 package Sweet Potato Fries
- 1 package Cole Slaw Mix with Dressing
- Preheat oven to 450F.
- Lightly grease a baking tray with Pam cooking spray
- Arrange the frozen beer battered cod on the baking sheet in a single layer
- Place the baking sheet in the oven and cook for 8 minutes.
- Flip the fish over and bake for 8 more minutes until an internal temperature of 145F is reached.
- Let the fish cool for two minutes and serve with Sweet Potato Fries and Cole slaw.
When I want an easy meal we make these with fries for a simple version of fish and chips!
These make a great fish sandwich! Put the cod on a brioche bun with tarter and lettuce.
We love to make fish tacos with these. Make up a batch of lime coleslaw and top with a dash of hot sauce.
The cod is amazing when we serve it with mashed potatoes and green peas!
The beer batter gives the cod a highly satisfying crunch! Once you get through the batter the cod itself is flaky and has a clean taste. There is nothing oily or fishy about the cod and it tastes remarkably fresh for a frozen fish product.
The fish is not as good as the Fish and Chips that the local pup serves down the street from us but it is good enough and is a heck of a lot less expensive!
My wife loves the cod with malt vinegar for an extra flavor punch. My son likes to pour ketchup on his which I thought was weird but then I realized that it was performing double duty as a dipping sauce for his fries.
Pros and Cons
Overall we really enjoy the beer battered cod but we thought it would be useful to share the pros and cons so you can decide if these filets are right for you!
- These are full filets, not formed minced pieces.
- No strong fishy taste.
- Easy quick dinner out of the freezer.
- More flavorful than the Miso Glazed Cod at Costco.
- Crunchier than the Everything Seasoned Cod at Costco.
- Not as tasty as the Furikake Cod at Costco.
- High in carbohydrates so not Keto friendly.
Calories in Trident Beer Battered Cod Filets
One piece of the beer battered cod is a single serving and has the following nutritional information:
- Calories = 170
- Fat = 7g, 9% DV
- Cholesterol = 25mg, 8% DV
- Sodium = 380mg, 17% DV
- Carbohydrates = 16g
- Protein = 10g