Monday, 14 February 2011

Sweet N' Sour Cod with Cabbage and Broccoli

If you are watching your weight, this is a great health-promoting recipe for you.
It's not just low in calories it also adds a wealth of nutrients,  especially health-promoting vitamins C and K, to your Healthiest Way of Eating. Enjoy!
Prep and Cook Time: 20 minutes
1/2 medium onion, sliced medium thick
4 medium cloves garlic, pressed
1 TBS chicken or vegetable broth broth
1 TBS minced fresh ginger
2 cups small broccoli florets, cut into about 1/2-inch pieces with no stem
1 lb cod filet, cut into 1 inch pieces (use thick filets)
4 cups finely shredded green cabbage
2 TBS chopped fresh cilantro
salt and white pepper to taste
1 TBS sesame seeds
Sweet n' Sour Sauce
3 TBS tamari (soy sauce)
¼ cup rice vinegar
¼ cup mirin rice wine
2 TBS chicken or vegetable broth
2 TBS honey
salt and white pepper to taste
1.Slice onion and mince garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out
their health-promoting properties.
2.Mix together all sauce ingredients and simmer in a small saucepan over high heat
for about 15 minutes, reducing it to half the volume. Set aside.
This will intensify the flavor.
3.While sauce is reducing, prepare rest of ingredients.
4.Heat 1 TBS broth in a stainless steel wok or large skillet.
Healthy Stir-Fry onion in brothfor 1 minute over medium high heat,
stirring constantly.
5.Add garlic, ginger, and cod and continue to stir-fry for another 2 minutes.
6.Add broccoli and continue to stir-fry for another minute.
7.Add cabbage and continue to stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.
8.Add sweet n' sour sauce, cilantro, salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. 
Serving Suggestion: Serve with Seaweed Rice

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