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Vibrant Yuzu Cod

This Yuzu Fish is the ideal summer meal to bring an airy, citrus-infused charm to your dining table. This quick, single-pot recipe offers a combination of succulence and zing, with an umami-filled sauce that pairs perfectly with warm fluffy rice.

Made in partnership with YUZUCO, a California-based maker of yuzu juice and yuzu products. YUZUCO celebrates this elusive Japanese citrus by only sourcing from farmers in the historical yuzu-growing regions of Kyushu and Shikoku islands in Japan.

35 Minutes
11 Ingredients
Spice Level

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Vibrant Yuzu Cod

Recipe for Vibrant Yuzu Cod


For 4 servings

  • 4 cod filets (approx. 6 oz. each)
  • 2 c rice
  • 3 c water
  • 2 tbsp YUZUCO Yuzu Super Juice
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  • Furikake, for garnish

Step by step

step 1

In a small bowl, whisk together the yuzu super juice, fish sauce, soy sauce, scallions, ginger, chili flakes and sesame oil.

step 2

Add rice and water to your pot or donabe and cook on high heat with lid on until it starts to steam.

step 3

Once it begins to steam, reduce heat and par-cook your rice, about 10-12 minutes.

step 4

Place fish over rice, cover, and steam for 5-7 minutes, until fish is cooked to your liking.

step 5

Remove filets and let rest for 2 minutes, and fluff the rice.

step 6

Plate rice and fish and cover with the mixed sauce.

step 7

Garnish with furikake and more fresh scallions if desired. Enjoy!