Sweet N’ Sour Cod with Cabbage and Broccoli

cod with cabbage

Ok, so this sounds like a very strange combination.  I know right.  I thought the very same thing.  The more I looked into all the ingredients, I can see how as strange as everything sounds, it seems to work. 

You have all the healthy elements of the cod, cabbage, and broccoli.  At the same time you have the strong flavers of the Asian influence.  It sounds to me like a marriage made in heaven.  For some strange reason, I am really excited about trying this recipe and I would love for you to try it too.  Tell me what you think.  Enjoy!

What you will need:

1/2 medium onion, sliced medium thick
4 medium cloves garlic, pressed
1 TBS chicken or vegetable broth broth
1 TBS minced fresh ginger
2 cups small broccoli florets, cut into about 1/2-inch pieces with no stem
1 lb cod filet, cut into 1 inch pieces (use thick filets)
4 cups finely shredded green cabbage
2 TBS chopped fresh cilantro
salt and white pepper to taste
1 TBS sesame seeds
Sweet n’ Sour Sauce
3 TBS tamari (soy sauce)
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup mirin rice wine
2 TBS chicken or vegetable broth
2 TBS honey
salt and white pepper to taste

How to make it:

Slice onion and mince garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out their health-promoting properties.

Mix together all sauce ingredients and simmer in a small saucepan over high heat for about 15 minutes, reducing it to half the volume. Set aside. This will intensify the flavor.

While sauce is reducing, prepare rest of ingredients.

Heat 1 TBS broth in a stainless steel wok or large skillet. Healthy Stir-Fry onion in broth for 1 minute over medium high heat, stirring constantly.

Add garlic, ginger, and cod and continue to stir-fry for another 2 minutes.

Add broccoli and continue to stir-fry for another minute.

Add cabbage and continue to stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add sweet n’ sour sauce, cilantro, salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Serve with Seaweed Rice

Serves 4

About wmarsau

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