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Steamed Cod with Sesame Seeds and Ginger Recipe

Looking for an easy Steamed Cod with sesame seeds and ginger recipe? Learn how to make Steamed Cod with sesame seeds and ginger using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mlibby28

Makes 2 servings



The sesame seeds featured here provide calcium, vitamin E, and amino acids - plus a rich, nutty flavor.

Recipe Ingredients for Steamed Cod with sesame seeds and ginger

1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted
1 tsp sesame oil
16 ounces cod, steamed
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 ounce fresh ginger

Recipe Directions for Steamed Cod with sesame seeds and ginger

  1. Shake sesame seeds in a dry frying pan over medium-high heat until they are fragrant and a pale golden brown. pour into a bowl and set aside.

  2. Place a steamer insert in a large, wide pot with a lid. Fill pot with water to just below level of insert.

  3. Lightly oil a heatproof dish that will fit inside steamer (a 9-inch pie dish or cake pan works well for this). Place fish in the dish or pan, overlapping pieces if necessary, and drizzle with soy sauce and sesame oil. Peel ginger and cut into match sticks. Sprinkle ginger over fish. Set dish in steamer insert and cover pot. Bring water to a boil over medium-high heat and steam until fish is opaque in the center, 10-12 minutes.

  4. Carefully lift dish from pot and sprinkle fish with sesame seeds. Serve at once.

Categories

Fish, Main Dish, Asian, SteamStew, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 252.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
52
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.8g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
125mg
42%
Sodium
633mg
26%
Potassium
768mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
11.0g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
53.8g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 6% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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