Why not shake things up a bit?
Who says dinner has to be served on the same old dinner plate? Use your favorite serving pieces to dish up dinner tonight.
This appetizer dish was perfect for my spicy cod and stir fried cabbage. I had compartments for the cod, swimming in a sweet ginger sauce, nutty brown rice, and my cabbage added much needed color and crunch.
Isn’t this fun? Dinner jazzed up. Can’t beat that!
Recipe modified from Epicurous.com’s Alaskan Black Cod with Hoisin and Ginger Sauce.
- 1 pound cod, filet cut into portion sizes
- ¼ cup hoisin sauce
- 2 teaspoons hot chili paste
- ½ cups soy sauce
- ¼ cup rice vinegar
- 1 ½ tablespoons ginger, minced
- 4 tablespoons green onion, sliced
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 4 cups cabbage, thinly sliced
- 1 cup mushroom , sliced
- 2 cups brown rice, cooked
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Cover a cookie sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.
- Mix hoisin sauce and chili paste and spread over cod filets placed on the cookie sheet.
- Bake for 10 - 15 minutes until cod just flakes in the thickest part of the filet.
- Combine soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger, green onion, honey and garlic in a bowl.
- Preheat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and add coconut oil. Add cabbage and mushrooms and saute 4 - 5 minutes to soften cabbage.
- Serve cod with cabbage, rice and sauce.
What’s good for me in this dish?
Cod is low in saturated fat, and a good source of Vitamin D, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12 and Potassium. It is also a source of Protein, Phosphorus and Selenium. Cod assists cardiovascular health due to it’s blood-thinning omega-3 fatty acids.
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 331, Weight Watchers Points 6
Total Fat: 5.23g
Total Carbs: 43.31g
Dietary Fiber: 4.94g
Nutrition details obtained from whfoods.org, nutritiondata.com, about.com, and abouthomecooking.com. The statement made here are strictly my opinion and are not meant to replace medical advice from your physician. Please see disclaimer for further details.