Orange Miso Wild Cod Recipe

The secret is in the glaze!

Are you looking for a restaurant-quality fish dinner? Consider it done. You can impress your dinner guests with this Orange Miso Wild Cod recipe. It’s light yet filling, and packed with delightfully sweet and zesty flavors! There are plenty of ways to add layers of flavor to fish, but this combination of miso, honey, orange zest, and ginger is one of the best!

You may be wondering what miso paste is. Miso paste is made from fermented soybeans. It comes in a variety of types, but we’ll just discuss three for the purpose of this recipe.

First, the mildest and sweetest type is a white or “mellow” miso. It has the mildest flavor and is less salty and more sweet. Use this type for condiments, dressings, and glazes, such as the orange miso glaze in this recipe. You can also use yellow or red miso in this recipe, depending on your preference of flavor. Yellow miso has a stronger flavor than white miso. You can use it for soups, glazes, and sauces. Red miso has a stronger, more salty flavor that you can use in heartier soups and sauces.

Can I Use Another Fish for this Orange Miso Wild Cod Recipe?

This orange miso wild cod recipe is perfect for dinner time!

Of course you can! You can substitute just about any white, flaky fish that is available in your area. Here are a few suggestions, but feel free to choose based on your personal preference:

  • Sea Bass
  • Salmon
  • Flounder
  • Halibut

Some other suggestions include scallops, shrimp, or chicken. If you’re a vegan, use a firm tofu instead of fish or chicken.

What Pairs Well with Orange Miso Wild Cod?

Orange Miso Wild Cod Recipe can be paired with a fresh salad, broiled vegetables or rice!

You can pair this fish with a variety of complementary side dishes. If you’re looking for a starchy side, rice and sweet potatoes work well. Broil some vegetables along with the cod for a quick, easy one-dish meal. Use your imagination and let your creativity be your guide.

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