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Soy Poached Black Bass

7
6
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This dish is infused with the taste of fresh ginger. Tip: An unwrinkled, smooth-skinned piece of ginger with a spicy aroma is the perfect complement to this catch.

Ingredients

low sodium soy sauce

¼ cup(s)

mirin

2 fl oz, or 1/4 cup

unpacked brown sugar

¼ cup(s)

ginger root

4 piece(s), 1 inch each, sliced

uncooked scallion(s)

4 medium, chopped, divided

uncooked branzino (sea bass) fillet(s)

1 pound(s), black bass, four 4 oz pieces

cooked white rice

2 cup(s)

Instructions

  1. In a large, nonreactive soup pot, stir together soy sauce, wine, sugar, ginger and 3 scallions. Bring to a simmer.
  2. Lower fish into liquid and simmer for 5 minutes. Reduce heat and let sit for 5 minutes over very low heat.
  3. Distribute 1/2 cup rice onto each of four plates. Lift fish out of poaching liquid and set one fillet on top of rice. Spoon a little poaching liquid over each, sprinkle with remaining scallions and serve.

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