How to Perfectly Steam Norwegian Arctic Cod with Chinese Yam?

Q: Do I need to rinse the cod after thawing?
A: No, there’s no need to rinse. Retain the juices that drain out for added flavor.

Q: How should I cut the Chinese yam?
A: Peel and slice the yam into thin pieces for even cooking.

Q: Is it necessary to marinate the cod before steaming?
A: This recipe doesn’t require marinating. The cod’s natural flavor complements the yam.

Q: How long should the dish be steamed?
A: Steam for 20 minutes to ensure the cod and yam are cooked through.

Steamed Norwegian Arctic Cod with Chinese Yam


  • Norwegian Arctic Cod: 200 grams
  • Chinese Yam (Dioscorea opposita): 200 grams
  • Chopped Green Onion: 10 grams
  • Vegetable Oil: 15 grams
  • Light Soy Sauce: 20 grams
  1. Allow the cod to thaw naturally at room temperature.
  2. Do not rinse the cod. Use the juices that drain out.
  3. Prepare cod and Chinese yam.
  4. Peel the yam and cut into thin slices, lay them on a steaming dish.
  5. Cut the cod into large pieces and place them on top of the yam slices.
  6. Place the dish in a steamer with boiling water.
  7. Steam for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from steamer, sprinkle with green onions, and drizzle hot oil over the top.
  9. Finish with a drizzle of light soy sauce.
  • High in protein from cod.
  • Rich in vitamins and minerals from Chinese yam.
  • Low in fat, a healthy and balanced dish.
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