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South of the Border Alaska Cod Bowl

South of the Border Alaska Cod Bowl
Cumin and peppers heat up this rice bowl, topped with pan fried wild Alaska cod or salmon.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 9 minutes
  • Total Time: 29 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Yield: 4 oz cod, 1 ½ cup rice, ½ cup beans and assorted vegetables per serving


  • 3 Lbs. or 6 Ea. 4 ozs. fillets  Wild Alaska Cod OR Salmon    
  • 2 Cups Masa or A/P Flour                                 
  • Salt/Pepper, to taste                                     
  • 6 Tbsp. Pico De Gallo, prepared                               
  • ¼ Cup Canola Oil                                
  • 9 Cups Rice, prepared, warm                                 
  • ¾ Cup Cilantro, chopped                                   
  • 3 Cups Black Beans, canned, drained                               
  • 3 ozs. Portabello Mushrooms, grilled, sliced     
  • 3 ozs. Red Bell Pepper, grilled, sliced
  • 3 ozs. Green Bell Pepper, grilled, sliced         
  • 3 ozs. Red Onion, grilled, sliced               
  • 2 tsp. Cumin, ground                                  
  • 2 tsp. Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 ½ Cups Pico De Gallo, prepared
  • 12 slices Avocado
  • 6 Ea. Lime, wedges


  1. Step 1 Prepare fish and vegetables

    In a large bowl blend the rice with the black beans and cilantro.  Hold warm.

    In another bowl, add the mushrooms, peppers, onion, and blend with cumin and cilantro.  Hold warm.

  2. Step 2 Prepare fish

    Season the Wild Alaska fish of choice with salt and pepper

    Dredge both sides in masa or A/P flour, shake off excess   Heat large skillet, add canola oil. Place fish in heated oil, cook 2-3 minutes, turn, and cook until done, about 2-3 minutes. Remove.

  3. Step 3 Assemble and serve

    For each serving, place 2 cups of the rice and bean mix in the bottom of a serving bowl  Top with ¼ cup of pico de gallo. Cover with 2 ozs. of the mixed vegetable blend.  Add the cooked fish. Top the fish with 1 Tbsp. of pico de gallo.

    Garnish with avocado slices and lime.