Japanese Miso-flavoured Fish Dish


4 halibut steaks (about 1-1/2 lb)
2/3 cup light or red miso paste
1/4 cup sake
2 stalks celery with leaves, finely chopped
1 tsp grated ginger
4 stalks green onion
Lemon wedges


  1. In blender, puree miso, sake, celery and ginger with 1 Tbsp water, adding up to 1 Tbsp water if necessary.
  2. Place green onions in ceramic dish. Spread miso mixture evenly over fish place over green onion. Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or up to 12 hours.
  3. Scrape marinade off fish and discard. Place fish on greased rack over broiling tray. Broil until top is golden, 6 to 7 minutes. Flip fish. Broil until golden and flesh flakes easily when tested, 6 to 7 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges and cooked vegetables.

Source: Homemakers