Cod Fish Recipes:
Fish with Easy Lime-Ginger Sauce

This is the easiest of all the cod fish recipes I have tried. Of course, it works well with any mild white fish: halibut, sole, tilapia, or whatever is available in your area.

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My husband raved about this: "This is the best fish dish you have ever made!" he said. Needless to say, we'll be having it regularly!

This easy recipe for fish uses only three ingredients!

The hardest part of making this recipe is finding the pickled ginger. (It's the ginger that is often served with sushi.) Look in the oriental foods section of your supermarket. The brand I prefer to use contains only ginger, cane sugar, rice vinegar and water. Other brands are made with artificial bright pink color and artificial sweeteners.




Check that you have these staples at home

  • a jar of pickled ginger

Buy these fresh ingredients

  • fish fillets (8)
  • 2 limes

Get out your equipment

  • Essential

    • a cutting board and sharp knife
    • a juicer (an old-fashioned hand model is just fine)
    • a broiler pan

  • Nice to have but not necessary

    • a blender





    The recipe

    Preheat broiler.

    1 jar (8 oz/225 g) pickled ginger

    2 limes

    8 fish fillets, each about 5 oz/150 g.

    Juice the limes.

    Process the lime juice and the ginger (with juice) in a blender.

    Place the fish on a broiler pan.

    Spoon the sauce over the fish.

    Broil for about 12-15 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.




    Substitutions

    • Use about 4 Tbsp/60 mL bottled lime juice in place of the fresh lime juice.

    Ideas for making this recipe your own

    • Experiment with different citrus juices instead of - or as well as - the lime juice. What about lemon juice, or even orange juice?

    Tips

    • I like using my Magic Bullet blender to process the lime juice and pickled ginger. The Magic Bullet is smaller than a regular blender - just right for this job!

    • If you don't have a blender at all, just mash the ingredients together vigorously. You might want to use kitchen shears to cut up the pieces of ginger.

    • Cooking time will vary, depending on the thickness and temperature of your fish. Check frequently and don't overcook the fish.





    Menu suggestion

    Serve this dish with

    • rice

    • steamed green beans

    • Caesar Salad




      If you enjoy this recipe, you may also like these other cod fish recipes:

      • Baked Fish with Creamy Dill Sauce
      • Fish with Bananas

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