Roasted Cod With Shiitake Mushrooms in Miso Broth

Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

This simple recipe makes a supisingly light and tasty dinner. It is from Gourmet Magazine (Feb. 2008). The miso soup and mushrooms give the code a meaty flavour.

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  • 4 (6 ounce) pacific cod fish fillets (about 1 inch thick)
  • 2 12 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 14 lb sliced shiitake mushroom caps
  • 2 (1/2 ounce) single-serve packages red dehydrated instant miso soup mix
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F with rack in middle.
  2. Pat fish dry in a small shallow baking pan and drizzle with 1/2 tablespoon oil, then sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Toss mushrooms with remaining 2 tablespoons oil and 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper, then spread in another small shallow baking pan.
  4. Roast fish and mushrooms, stirring mushrooms once or twice, until fish is just cooked through and mushrooms are crisp, about 10 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare soup according to package instructions.
  6. Divide soup, mushrooms, and fish among 4 bowls and top with scallion.