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Sticky soy and ginger Norwegian cod with steamed rice and pickled cucumber

Norwegian cod lends itself beautifully to a world of flavours! This recipe is inspired by the Asian kitchen, and is an easy, healthy dinner.

Cooking time20-30 min
Difficulty levelEasy



  • Mix the soy sauce, mirin and sugar together with grated ginger in a dish. Add the cod and let it marinate for 15 minutes.
  • Take the core out of the cucumber, slice it into half moons and put them into a dish. Heat the rice vinegar and water with the spices until it's almost boiling, then pour over the cucumber and leave to marinate.
  • Rinse the rice and put in a pan with plenty of cold, salted water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 8-10 minutes then drain and cover to steam dry.
  • Heat a non-stick pan on a medium high heat. Remove the fish from the marinade and fry for 2-3 minutes until dark and sticky on the bottom, flip over, pour in the marinade and continue to cook until the sauce is sticky and the fish cooked.
  • Serve the fish on a bed of rice with the pickled cucumber on the side.