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Cod with Citrus Chili Glaze



4 servings


242 calories per serving



  • ½ cup sake (rice wine)
  • ¼ cup mirin (sweet sake)
  • 2 stalks lemongrass, outer layers removed
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • Juice and zest of 1 orange
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • ¼ cup sweet Asian chilli sauce
  • 4 quarter-size slices fresh ginger
  • 4 pieces Pacific cod
  • Cooked brown rice
  • ½ cup cilantro sprigs


1)      Set a steamer in a wok or pot with 2 inches water underneath. Bring water to a boil.

2)      Meanwhile, boil sake and mirin until reduced by half. Mince 1 tablespoon lemongrass; cut the rest into thin 3-inch strips. Add minced lemongrass to sake mixture, reduce heat to medium, and add onion, garlic, juices, and zest. Cook 3 minutes; add chilli sauce and cook until thickened, 10 minutes.

3)      Put lemongrass strips and ginger in steamer. Top with fish; cook, covered, until just opaque in center, 8 minutes. Serve over rice with a drizzle of sauce and the cilantro.


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