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A question about a recipe: Miso Black Cod

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I have a question about the recipe "Miso Black Cod" from edamame2003. Can you substitute black cod with cod?

asked by Jessica Aguilar 4 months ago
5 answers 265 views
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added 4 months ago

I suppose you could, but it might work better for a fish that is a little bit denser. I would try halibut, cobia, snapper, striped bass, or even mackerel if you don't mind a fish that's slightly more oily (I think the marinade described in the recipe would balance that out well enough).

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QueenSashy is a trusted home cook.

added 4 months ago

I agree with Jan... Cod is a bit too flaky for this recipe, because black cod (sablefish) has much denser texture. Salmon might work well too. I've seen a lot of recipes that subbed salmon for sablefish in black cod miso.

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amysarah is a trusted home cook.

added 4 months ago

I agree with the above suggestions. I've also made this sort of recipe with Arctic Char and trout fillets.

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added 4 months ago

I've made this recipe with with salmon a few times- it works very well- but not with plain cod for the reasons others have mentioned.

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Susan W

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added 4 months ago

I made it with halibut several times. Perfection!!

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