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Asian Poached Cod

Rated as 3.8 out of 5 Stars

"Quick and easy way to prepare cod that is delicious and flavorful. Serve with white rice and vegetables."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 144 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Arrange cod into the bottom of a saucepan.
  2. Mix water, soy sauce, green onions, ginger, garlic, sesame oil, red pepper flakes, and Chinese five-spice powder together in a bowl; pour over the cod.
  3. Place saucepan over high heat and bring liquid to a boil; reduce heat to low and cook at a simmer until cod flakes easily with a fork, 12 to 15 minutes. Remove cod from liquid with a slotted spoon.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Can use previously frozen fish, just defrost in refrigerator for 1 day prior to cooking.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 144 calories; 4.3 g fat; 4.3 g carbohydrates; 21.6 g protein; 41 mg cholesterol; 1202 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Wow! Easy and so good! Did not change a thing except for low sodium soy sauce for the regular in the recipe. A great way to cook cod, very flavourfull!

Most helpful critical review

I would have given it less stars if I could. The flavor doesn't cook into the cod, the cooking time is way too long to make tender flaky fish, and the reason they say to remove with slotted spo...

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Wow! Easy and so good! Did not change a thing except for low sodium soy sauce for the regular in the recipe. A great way to cook cod, very flavourfull!

Well, this may have not been the prettiest looking dish, but it was absolutely DELICIOUS! So simple to make, perfectly tender and FULL of flavor. My little guy loved this so much, he even had se...

Wow, this was a HUGE hit with the whole family - even my 3 and 4y/o's (who are INCREDIBLY fussy when it comes to fish) were asking for seconds! The only changes I made were to add a little more ...

I would have given it less stars if I could. The flavor doesn't cook into the cod, the cooking time is way too long to make tender flaky fish, and the reason they say to remove with slotted spo...

It's definitely quick and easy but don't think all the flavors in the poaching liquid are really imparted into the fish.

Really simple and easy to make. Might try adding some brown sugar next time to balance the spice.

My husband and I loved it! Will make again!!

It was ok. The poaching mix had too much flavour; it obscured the taste of the fish. My only changes were that I cut the pepper flakes back to 1/2 tsp and used dried onion (forgot to buy fresh y...

This was a pretty good recipe even though I messed it up horribly at first. FYI: Fish sauce is NOT a substitution for soy sauce. Holy salty! I guess that's why you should never mess with a recip...