Alaska Black Cod in Acacia Honey Print Email

6 Alaska Black Cod fillets (approx. 7 oz. each)
2 cups Acacia honey, or honey
1 cup Soy sauce, low-sodium
3/4 cup Grape seed oil
cup White wine vinegar
fine Sea salt, to taste
Black pepper, freshly ground to taste

Wilted spinach or pea leaves
3 Garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
3 TBS Butter, unsalted
3 Tbsp.
12 cups Baby spinach, stems removed
Nutmeg, ground

fine Sea salt, to taste
Black pepper, ground, to taste

Combine honey, soy sauce, grape seed oil, and vinegar in a bowl. Stir and place black cod fillets in the bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours.

Preheat the oven to 450F. Remove fish from marinade and season with salt and black pepper. Place fillets on a cookie sheet and cook in the oven until they have a golden/dark-brown hue and are cooked through, about 7 to 8 minutes.

In a pan, melt butter with garlic until butter turns golden brown. Add spinach and pinch of nutmeg, salt, and black pepper. Cook just until wilted.

To serve: Spoon wilted spinach or pea leaves equally between 6 plates, top with fillet and spoon some marinade over and around the fish.
Yields 6 portions

Chef Suggestions
Add additional vegetables of choice to Wilted Spinach portion of recipe; Carrot, celery and the whites of green onion. Seared Shitake mushrooms. Also great garnished with toasted sesame seeds

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