A traditional Chinese way to prepare fish, this meal is simple and flavorful, and is one of my favorite childhood dishes. Serve with rice.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Pour water and olive oil into a large saucepan over medium heat. Arrange cod fillets in a single layer in the pan; bring water to a simmer. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.

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  • Arrange ginger and green onions on top of the cod and replace lid; poach for 5 minutes more. Mix soy sauce and sesame oil into the poaching liquid; spoon over the cod. Transfer cod and liquid to a serving bowl, ladling sauce over the top.

Cook's Notes:

You can use up to 2 pounds cod for this recipe.

You can use liquid aminos or tamari instead of soy sauce if desired.

Nutrition Facts

269 calories; protein 15.9g; carbohydrates 1.5g; fat 21.9g; cholesterol 55.8mg; sodium 516.7mg. Full Nutrition
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