Black Cod in Citrus Miso

Preparation info
  • Serves —


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Masu: Fresh, contemporary, accessible Japanese for the home cook

By Nic Watt

Published 2016

  • About

Black cod is a signature dish at Masu. The buttery, meaty flesh of the black cod goes so well with the charcoal flavours and aromas. Whenever I have guests at Masu I almost always send them a black cod dish.


  • 3 tablespoons sweet white miso paste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1


Whisk the white miso, lemon and grapefruit juices, mirin, sake, soy sauce and ginger juice together to make a smooth, wet marinade.

Reserve a touch of the marinade to serve on the side. Marinate the cod for about 24 hours to get the best result.

Heat the barbecue to hot.

Cook the cod on the barbecue for 15–20 minutes, allowing the miso to caramelise and the edges of the