Spicy Alaska Black Cod in Lettuce Cups

A perfectly light summertime dinner
Spicy Black Alaska Cod

Recipe Courtesy of Wild Alaska Seafood

These Spicy Alaska Black Cod Lettuce Cups are a perfect addition to a summertime meal. The ginger, miso, and Korean chili paste add a rich layer of flavor to the light lettuce cup. In addition to the Alaska Black Cod, the quinoa and avocado make this a protein packed recipe rich in healthy oils and omega-3 fatty acids.  

4
Servings
958
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the Spicy Alaska Black Cod in Lettuce Cups

  • 1/4  Cup  yellow or white miso
  • 1  Tablespoon  Korean chili paste
  • 1  Tablespoon  honey
  • 1  Pound  Alaska Black Cod, cut in 2 ounce portions
  • Avocado, pitted, peeled, and chopped
  • 1/2  Cup  English cucumber, chopped
  • 1/4  Cup  radish, thinly sliced
  • 1/2  Cup  pickled ginger, chopped
  • 1/2  Cup  Asian style dressing, preferably with wasabi and ginger
  • butter lettuce leaves,
  • 1  Cup  cooked sushi rice or quinoa
  • 1/2  Cup  cilantro leaves

Directions

For the Spicy Alaska Black Cod in Lettuce Cups

Preheat oven to 450 F.  Blend miso, chili paste and honey; spread onto Alaska Black Cod portions.  Place portions on a spray-coated, foil-lined baking sheet.  Roast for 5 to 7 minutes, cooking just until fish is opaque throughout, and cod is a deep golden brown; cool slightly. 

In a mixing bowl, combine avocado, rice or quinoa, cucumber, radishes and ginger; pour on dressing.  Toss to coat. 

To serve, place about 1/3 cup vegetable/rice mixture into each lettuce leaf.  Top with a black cod portion.  Sprinkle on 1 tablespoon cilantro.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
76g
100%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
56g
43%
Protein
12g
26%
Vitamin A, RAE
87µg
12%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
8mg
11%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
78µg
87%
Calcium, Ca
134mg
13%
Choline, total
18mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
45µg
11%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
51mg
16%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
197mg
28%
Selenium, Se
9µg
16%
Sodium, Na
503mg
34%
Water
144g
5%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%