Citrus Coconut Steamed Cod Recipe

January 30, 2023
Citrus Coconut Steamed Cod Recipe

Citrus Coconut Steamed Cod is a light and flavorful fish dish. Combine coconut milk, citrus juice, and spices, pour over cod fillets, and steam until cooked through. Serve over rice for a complete meal.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings


  • 4 cod fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup canned coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Minced fresh cilantro


1. In a large saucepan, place a steamer basket over 1 in. water. Place cod in basket. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a low boil; steam, covered, until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 8-10 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, whisk cornstarch, coconut milk and orange juice until smooth. Add chili sauce, ginger and soy sauce. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Stir in oranges, green onion, almonds and sesame oil; heat through. Serve with cod; sprinkle with cilantro.

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