Miso Marinated Black Cod recipe by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa

Chef Nobu's Miso Marinated Black Cod is one of this legendary chef's most popular recipes.  Enjoy the restaurant quality fish dish at home with this easy, super elegant recipe by one of the world's most renown chefs.
MisoMarinatedBlackCod ChefNobuMatsuhisa HikariMiso
Servings 4


Nobu-style Miso Marinade

  • 3 tablespoons sake
  • 3 tablespoons mirin
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 6 7-ounce skinless black cod fillets (about 1 1/2 inches thick)


  • Boil sake and mirin over high heat and reduce by 1⁄3.
  • Turn heat down, add miso and sugar, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent burning.
  • Cool to room temperature.
  • Marinate cod fillets in the miso mixture for 4 days.
  • Gently wipe off excess marinade from the fillets and grill or broil until well browned.

Product used in this recipe


Organic Miso White
17.6 oz (500 g)

Our Organic Miso White is the traditional Shinshu-style miso made from organic rice and soybeans, with bright beige in color, excellent balance of refreshing aroma and umami. Most versatile among Hikari Miso organic miso series to match with any cooking.

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