Teriyaki Black Cod
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Homemade Teriyaki Black Cod: Your New Favorite Dish
Craving a taste of the East but don't want to do takeout? We got you! Our homemade Teriyaki Black Cod brings the richness of Asian flavors to your kitchen, and it's surprisingly easy to make. Plus, it's a way healthier option - win-win!
Meet Your New Seafood Star: Sablefish
Sablefish, a.k.a black cod, is a deep-sea darling found mostly off the coasts of Alaska and British Columbia. It's famous for its rich, buttery flavor and tender texture, making it perfect for sushi, sashimi, and our Teriyaki Black Cod recipe. Our Sablefish comes vacuum-sealed in convenient 4-ounce packages. Plus, it's packed with omega-3 fatty acids, proteins, and essential vitamins and minerals. It's tasty and healthy, what's not to love?
Homemade Teriyaki Sauce: Simple and Flavorful
Teriyaki sauce is a beloved Japanese condiment made from soy sauce, sugar, sake, mirin, garlic, and ginger. Making your own sauce at home means no preservatives or artificial stuff - just fresh, pure flavors. We promise it's easier than it sounds.
Taste the Difference: Teriyaki Black Cod
Take a bite, close your eyes, and savor the exquisite flavors. The sablefish is buttery and tender, melting in your mouth as you bite into it. The homemade teriyaki sauce adds a sweet and savory note, coating the fish with its thick, sticky goodness. You'll love the hint of spice from the ginger and garlic, and the occasional crunch from the toasted sesame seeds. Served over steaming brown rice, each mouthful is a harmonious blend of tastes and textures, transporting you to a cozy restaurant in Japan.
The Magic of Air Frying
Our secret for the perfectly cooked and caramelized black cod? An air fryer! This wonder appliance cooks food by circulating hot air around it. Think of it as a mini, faster version of a convection oven. Plus, it's healthier, energy-efficient, versatile, and super easy to clean. Ready to give it a try?
FAQs About Teriyaki Black Cod
- What is Sablefish?
Sablefish, also known as black cod, is a deep-sea fish that is known for its rich, buttery flavor and tender texture. It's found in the Pacific Ocean, particularly off the coast of Alaska and British Columbia.
- How does Sablefish taste?
Sablefish has a rich, buttery taste and a silky, velvety texture. It's often compared to sea bass or Chilean sea bass due to its high fat content and mild flavor.
- Is homemade Teriyaki sauce better?
Yes! Making your own Teriyaki sauce at home not only allows you to control the ingredients but also leaves out preservatives, artificial colors and artificial flavors found in store-bought versions.
- Is air frying healthy?
Absolutely! Air fryers use less oil than traditional frying methods, which makes it a healthier option for cooking foods. It's a great way to achieve the crispiness of fried foods with less fat and calories.
Substitutions and Variations
- No Sablefish?
No problem! If you can't find sablefish, you can substitute it with other fatty fish like salmon, mackerel or sea bass. They will work equally well with the Teriyaki sauce.
- No Air Fryer?
That's okay! You can bake the sablefish in a preheated oven at 400°F (200°C) for about 15 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
- Not a fan of brown rice?
Feel free to replace the brown rice with white rice, quinoa, couscous or even cauliflower rice for a low-carb option.
- Want a gluten-free version?
You can make the Teriyaki sauce gluten-free by using tamari or coconut aminos in place of soy sauce.
4 portions Sizzlefish sablefish (black cod)
2 tsp toasted sesame seeds
2 tbsp chopped green onion
2 cups brown rice or white rice
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup ahi mirin
2 tsp toasted sesame oil
1 tsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
For Teriyaki Sauce
Whisk together ingredients for Teriyaki sauce in a small saucepan until cornstarch has dissolved. Heat over medium-low heat until simmering, reduce heat and simmer for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Pour sauce into a bowl or cup and cool for 15 minutes. Set aside 2 tablespoons of teriyaki sauce and reserve remaining sauce for serving.
Lightly grease the basket of air fryer with cooking spray. Blot cod with paper towel to remove excess moisture. Place cod in basket. Brush cod with 2 tablespoons of teriyaki sauce.
Air fry at 400F for 8 minutes.
Serve over rice with remaining teriyaki sauce. Garnish with green onion and sesame seeds.
- Serving Size
- 1 Serving
- per serving
- 19 grams
- 18 grams
- 17 grams