Craving Asian Food? Try This Honey Sesame Cod with Broccoli

Asian Codfish with Broccoli recipe - Runtasty App

If you want to lose weight, it pays to cut carbs in the evening. This recipe for flakey cod with broccoli in an Asian sauce is a delicious low-carb dish.  

Honey Sesame Cod with Broccoli

Yield: 2

Calories per serving: 340

Fat per serving: 18

Carbs per serving: 10

Protein per serving: 37

Honey Sesame Cod with Broccoli


  • 2 cod fillets
  • 400 g broccoli
  • 4 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 3 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • 1 red chili pepper
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Salt & pepper (to taste)
    For the garnish:
  • 1 spring onion
  • Cilantro
  • Sesame seeds
  • Lime slices


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F). Grease a baking pan with some sesame oil.
  2. Chop the red chili pepper.
  3. Mix the soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, fish sauce, red chili pepper, crushed garlic, and lime juice in a bowl. Grate the ginger into the bowl.
  4. Place the fish fillets on the baking sheet, surround with broccoli and cover with lime slices.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and pour the glaze over the fillets.
  6. Bake the dish for 20 minutes. Turn the broccoli once during cooking.
  7. Serve the fish with sesame seeds, spring onions, and cilantro.

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Julia Denner Runtastic dietitian Julia is a creative cook. She is convinced that a varied diet and regular exercise are the keys to success. View all posts by Julia Denner »

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