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Beacon miso cod

Dear SOS: Beacon in Culver City serves a very delicious cod with a sweet miso sauce. I can't help but order it, or share it, whenever I am there, and I would love the recipe. Farrel Jane Levy Los Angeles ... Read more

Total time: 35 minutes plus marinating time | Serves 6
  • 3/4 cup white miso
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup sake
  • 6 tablespoons mirin
  • 6 (5- to 6-ounce) fresh black cod fillets, skinned and boned
  • Rice vinegar to taste

Step 1In a double boiler over simmering water, combine the miso,

Step 2sugar, sake and mirin and whisk until the sugar dissolves, about 4

Step 3minutes. Remove from the heat and cool. Refrigerate until the

Step 4marinade is cold, about 20 minutes. Place the marinade in a baking

Step 5dish and add the black cod pieces, turning to coat thoroughly with

Step 6the marinade.

Step 7Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24 to 48 hours.

Step 8Remove the cod from the marinade and scrape off most of the

Step 9marinade.

Step 10Heat the broiler. Place the cod on a greased foil-lined baking

Step 11sheet. Place the baking sheet approximately 6 inches below the

Step 12broiler unit. Broil 7 to 10 minutes, depending upon the thickness of

Step 13the fish, until evenly brown. The fish should flake easily. If not,

Step 14broil a little longer. Sprinkle with a touch of rice vinegar and

Step 15serve immediately.

Each serving:
126 calories; 18 grams protein; 9 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 1 gram fat; 0 grams saturated fat; 41 mg. cholesterol; 371 mg. sodium.
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