steamed cod with orange & ginger
Steamed Cod with Orange & Ginger
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

This Steamed Cod with Orange & Ginger is a simple and absolutely delicious recipe, besides steaming preserves nutrients in fish to the utmost extent.

Servings: 2
Author: Shoot The Cook
  • 2 cod fillets
  • 2 pak choi
  • a handful of thinly sliced ginger strips
  • 1 orange, peel finely sliced
  • 1/2 tsp ground pink or black pepper
  • 1 tsp olive or sesame oil
  • 1 spring onion, shredded
Soy Sauce and Orange Dressing
  • 1 Tbsp olive or sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp apple vinegar
  1. Place pak choi on the steamer, then add cod fillets. Add a few ginger strips and orange peel on top. Sprinkle with some olive oil and pink ground pepper.

  2. Bring water in a pot or wok to a boil on high heat and place steamer on top. Cover the steamer and cook for 7-8' depending on the thickness of the fish fillets.

  3. While waiting, mix all the dressing ingredients together in a cup.

  4. Check for doneness of fish. When done, remove fish from the steamer. Serve on plates with some pak choi. Add some orange slices and sprinkle with spring onions. Pour the sauce over the fish and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

*Can use pak choi or fresh spinach instead.

*This recipe is also suitable for other white fishes like: turbot, hake, sea bass and sole.