MISO GLAZED COD WITH SOMEN NOODLE STIR FRY

miso glazed cod with stirfried vegetables over noodles on a white plate

When it comes to cuisine Japan has a world of flavor to offer.  My miso glazed cod with stir-fried vegetables goes so well with the delicate Somen Noodles.  The best part is it takes minutes to make!

Course: Entree
Cuisine: Japanese
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 2
Calories: 573 kcal

INGREDIENTS
MISO GLAZED COD
  • 12 ounce cod fillets 2 – 6 ounce portions
  • 1 tbsp miso paste red or white
  • 1 tbsp mirin Japanese cooking wine
  • 1.5 tbsp sake
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp brown sugar more if you like it sweeter
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes optional
STIR FRY NOODLES
  • ounces Hemisfares Somen noodles
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil more if needed
  • bunch scallions chopped through most of green. Reserve some for garnish.
  • 1 tbsp garlic finely chopped
  • tbsp ginger finely chopped
  • pinch red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/4 cup sweet bell peppers sliced into long strips. I used minis in a variety of colors
  • cup shiitake mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets small pieces with no stem
  • 2 cups bok choy sliced – white part mostly.
  • 1-2 tbsp Hemisfares soy sauce use as needed or to desired flavor
INSTRUCTIONS
MISO GLAZED COD
  1. Preheat broiler

  2. Rinse fish fillets and pat dry with paper towels. 

  3. Mix the miso, mirin, sake, sesame oil, red pepper flakes and brown sugar together. 

  4. Brush about 1 tablespoon miso glaze on each fish fillet. Allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes but no longer than 1 hour.

  5. Place fish under broiler for 3 to 4 minutes, or until top until the glaze has caramelized. 

  6. Remove fish from oven and brush with remaining glaze. Lower oven to 350 degrees. 

  7. Cook an additional 5 to 6 minutes until fish is fully cooked.   Fish should be flaky but not dry

STIR FRY NOODLES
  1. cook Hemisfares Somen noodles for 2 minutes.  Drain and rinse in cold water till cool.  Set aside until needed. When it comes time to mix the noodles into the stirfry vegetables, run cool water over the noodles to loosen.

  2. in a hot saute pan or wok over medium-high heat add 1 tablespoon sesame oil and 1 teaspoon vegetable oil. 

  3. add chopped garlic, ginger and red pepper flakes allow to saute 1 minute

  4. add in all vegetables and continue to stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are cooked to desired doneness.

  5. add noodles and soy sauce and toss till mixed together.  Add additional soy sauce if desired.

  6. Place cod on a plate with a side of the noodles and vegetables.  Try to arrange veggies on top of the noodles for appearance.  Garnish cod with reserved scallions and serve.