Q: Can I use another type of fish for this recipe?
A: Yes, while Arctic cod is recommended for its tenderness, you can substitute it with other firm white fish.
Q: How important is it to strain the egg mixture?
A: Straining the egg mixture is crucial for achieving a smooth and silky texture in the final dish.
Q: Is it necessary to marinate the cod with lemon slices?
A: Marinating the cod with lemon slices adds a subtle citrus flavor, but it can be omitted if preferred.
Steamed Arctic Cod and Egg
- Norwegian Arctic cod: 2 pieces
- Eggs: 2
- Water: as needed
- Steamed fish soy sauce: 1 tablespoon
- Lemon slices: as needed
- Thaw the cod and pat dry with kitchen towels. Marinate with a few lemon slices for a moment.
- Beat two eggs and mix with an appropriate amount of water until well combined.
- Strain the egg mixture through a sieve to remove foam, and place it in a steamer with boiling water. Steam for eight minutes.
- Cut the cod into slices and small pieces.
- Place the cod slices and pieces on top of the egg mixture and steam for another five minutes. Turn off the heat and let it sit for two minutes.
- Add an appropriate amount of steamed fish soy sauce.
- High in protein
- Low in carbohydrates
- Contains omega-3 fatty acids
- Source of vitamins and minerals from fish and eggs