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Sesame Crusted Alaska Cod Bites

Sesame Crusted Alaska Cod Bites 1
If you’re looking for new ways to enjoy fish this week, you need to try these sesame crusted Alaska cod bites with spinach citrus salad made in partnership with Gal Shua-Haim.
  • Prep Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15-18 minutes
  • Total Time: 35-40 minutes
  • Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • Sesame Crusted Alaska Cod Bites:

  • 3 fillets of Alaska cod, about 1.5 lbs
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • ¼ cup white sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup black sesame seeds
  • Salt & pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • Salad

  • 4 cups spinach, chopped
  • 1 orange, peeled and cubed
  • ⅓ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, cut into cubes
  • ⅓ cup slivered almonds
  • Ginger Soy Dressing

  • ¼ cup light olive oil
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp honey

Preparation

  1. Step 1 Prepare the Alaska cod bites

    • Preheat the oven to 375 F.
    • Pat the Alaska cod dry and cut each fillet into 1” cubes.
    • Transfer the Alaska cod bites to a bowl and season lightly with salt & pepper. Pour in the soy sauce and sesame oil and let it marinate for 15 minutes.
    • After 15 minutes, pour the sesame seeds onto a plate and dip each piece of Alaska cod into the seeds to coat all sides.
    • Layer the bites on a parchment lined baking tray and spray them with cooking spray.
    • Bake for 15-18 minutes, until golden brown.
  2. Step 2 Make the salad

    • While that bakes, prepare your salad ingredients. Whisk together the dressing ingredients in a small bowl.
    • Add your spinach into a large bowl and toss it together with the dressing. Add the oranges, onion, avocado, and almonds and mix.
    • Top with the Alaska cod bites and enjoy!