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Photo by Ellie Hamner

Courtesy Ian Cole, co-owner, Ocean2Table in Santa Cruz

Serves 3 to 4

¼ cup red or white miso paste
¼ cup sake
2 tablespoons mirin
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/8 cup sugar
4 black cod fillets, 5 to 6 ounces each (typically one full share)

Whisk together miso, sake, mirin, soy sauce, oil and sugar. Rub mixture over every surface of black fillets. Transfer to a plastic zipper-lock bag or sealable container. Proceed immediately to the next step, or for best results, marinate for about 30 minutes or up to two days.

Adjust broiler rack to 4 inches from heat source and preheat broiler or toaster oven broiler to high. Cover a small broiler pan with aluminum foil. Place black cod fillets … Read More

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By Chef Ted Walter, Passionfish, Pacific Grove



Four servings

2 cloves garlic, chopped
1-inch knob of ginger, chopped
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon tamarind paste*
1/2 cup tangerine juice
1 cup tangerine segments

4 6-ounce portions halibut
1 cup snap peas, diced
1 cup asparagus, diced
1/2 cup radishes, chopped
1/4 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons butter

For the sauce, combine first seven ingredients in a blender. Season to taste.

Grill the halibut until done. Season. While the halibut is cooking, boil the chicken broth and then add the vegetables and butter. Cook just until just heated through. Season.

Divide vegetables between four plates, placing them to one side of each plate. Place sauce next to vegetables and position fish on top. (See accompanying photo.)… Read More

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