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Broiled cod with sesame-miso sauce

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“The sauce is the real star in this recipe. You can thin it with some water and use it as a salad dressing or serve it with just about any meat, fish or vegetable. It's great with fish! Try it on beans, asparagus, tuna, chicken or pork, it's wonderful!”

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  1. Heat broiler; rack should be 4 inches or less from heat source.
  2. Toast sesame seeds in a small dry skillet over medium heat, shaking pan until they color slightly.
  3. Grind to a powder in a spice or coffee grinder, or mortar and pestle.
  4. Whisk together sesame seeds, miso, sugar and soy sauce.
  5. Thin with a little water, mirin or more soy sauce if too thick.
  6. Adjust seasoning.
  7. This sauce can be covered and refrigerated for up to 2 days.
  8. Brush fish with oil; sprinkle with red pepper.
  9. Place fish on a baking sheet; place under broiler and cook, rotating sheet once so fish browns evenly on top and is cooked through, 6-10 minutes.
  10. Drizzle sesame-miso sauce on top; serve hot.

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