Teriyaki Cod

Teriyaki Cod

May 12 2021


20 mn

Serves 5

You can make your own sauce like I do here but if you don't want to bother, you can always buy it already made and it it will still be delicious! I serve it with steamed rice and a cucumber salad with mirin dressing. I love the combination of flavor and textures here, it really pairs nicely together!


  • 5 small piece of cod (4-6oz each)
  • 1/2 cup of soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of honey
  • 1 tbsp of ginger, freshly grated
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 tsp of sesame oil
  • 1 tsp of rice vinegar
  • Toppings sesame seeds, lime, cilantro, red pepper


Preheat the oven on high, remove the fish from the fridge, pat dry it with paper towel and season it with a sprinkle of salt and pepper on each side. Leave on the counter.

For the sauce, heat the sesame oil on medium and add the grated ginger and garlic and sauté until fragrant, 20 to 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add the honey and cook until it melts.
Pour the soy sauce, water and vinegar into the pot and turn the heat up to medium-high.
Cook the mixture on medium-high, stirring every few minutes, until it reaches your preferred thickness.
After about 15-20 minutes, you should notice the texture changing.
At this point, if you dip a spoon in it and run your finger through the sauce (be careful not to burn yourself!), your finger will leave a trail that doesn’t fill in.

Generously brush the sauce all over the fish. place the fish in an oven proof dish and cook for 4-5 minutes, broil for another 4-5 minutes until cooked through and golden brown.

Serve with steamed rice and some crunchy cucumber (simply tossed with rice vinegar, salt and pepper), sprinkle some sesame seeds and  chopped cilantro. Squeeze a lime and add some hot pepper slices for a little kick!

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