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Foil-Baked Pacific Cod with Oranges, Scallions, & Ginger

  • All White Fish
  • Bake
  • Active Time:10 min
  • Total Time:25 min
  • Servings:4
  • Difficulty:Easy

Sarah Hauser's recipe takes first runner-up in our 2016 member's recipe contest. Her recipe is a reminder that citrus is a perfect complement to great wild fish!


  • 4 (6-ounce) cod fillets

  • 1 cup chopped scallions

  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos or low-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely minced

  • Zest and juice of 1 orange

  • 4 oranges, peeled and sliced

  • Salt and pepper


Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Tear off 4 large sheets of heavy-duty aluminum foil. Place one cod fillet on each of the foil sheets. Season fish with salt and pepper.

In a medium bowl, mix together the scallions, coconut aminos, sesame oil, ginger, and the zest and juice of 1 orange. Pour on top of the cod fillets, distributing the dressing evenly between the four pieces of fish.

Top each fillet with a 3-4 orange slices. Fold the ends of the foil together tightly, making sure the packets are completely sealed. Place them on a baking sheet.

Bake the cod for 12-14 minutes, or until the fish is opaque and easily flakes apart. Remove the packets from the oven, and let them rest for about 5 minutes. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste. Serve and enjoy!


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