Sautéed White Fish (Cod) with Miso Sauce

Sautéed White Fish (Cod) with Miso Sauce

The rich flavor of the miso sauce is so addictive. This dish is also great to serve at home parties because of the elegant look of the sauce.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Cod (or other white fish)
2 fillets
Salt and pepper
to taste
Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon
10 g
☆ White miso
1/2 tablespoon
☆ Milk
2 tablespoons
☆ Fresh cream (or 50 ml milk + 5 g butter)
50 ml
Salt and pepper
as needed
Fresh parsley
as needed


1. Season both sides of the fish with salt and pepper.
2. Combine all ☆ ingredients.
3. Heat some vegetable oil and butter in a frying pan. Sautée the fish with its skin facing down. Turn it over when brown, and cook both sides thoroughly.
4. Remove fish when cooked well, and wipe away any excess oil that remains in the frying pan.
5. Boil mixture from Step 2 in the frying pan. Adjust taste with salt and pepper, and turn the heat off.
6. Pour the sauce into a serving dish. Place fish in the sauce, and sprinkle some parsley to finish.
7. "nozomi0624-san" made a Japanese-style variation with shiso leaves and turnips.
8. "Ikemai-san" cooked spaghetti with the remaining sauce.

Story Behind this Recipe

I got tired of pan frying white meat, so I wanted to try something different...