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Miso Baked Fish

Miso Baked Fish

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Prep Time

25 min



Miso paste has a natural saltiness, and when mixed with honey it forms a salty, sweet glaze for our pangasius fillets. Served with lemongrass infused basmati rice and charred pak choi. Simple, healthy, delicious. No dairy or fat in sight!

Prep Time

25 min



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For 2 people (double for 4)
1 spring onion
1 lemongrass
2 tbsp miso paste †
250g pak choi
2 pangasius fillets †
1 honey pot (28g)
150g basmati rice
You Will Need
Pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 fresh lemongrass
  • 2 tbsp white miso paste<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 200g pak choi
  • 2 x 100g basa fillets<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 honey pot (25g)
  • 130g basmati rice
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 556 kJ
131 kcal
1595 kJ
376 kcal
of which saturates
0.9 g
0.4 g
2.5 g
1.1 g
of which sugars
23.5 g
3.7 g
67.3 g
10.7 g
Fibre 1.1 g 3.1 g
Protein 8.5 g 24.5 g
Salt 0.19 g 0.55 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 spring onion
spring onion
1 fresh lemongrass
fresh lemongrass
2 tbsp white miso paste
water, soy bean, rice, salt, ethyl alcohol
200g pak choi
pak choi
2 x 100g basa fillets
basa fillet (fish) 100%
1 honey pot (25g)
blossom honey
130g basmati rice
basmati rice
  • Allergens highlighted by † (soya, fish)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Miso Baked Fish

Bash the lemongrass (to release the juices) and lay flat before slicing it down the middle

Add the rice, 375ml (750ml) water, lemongrass and a pinch of salt to a pot with a matching lid and bring to the boil over a high heat

Meanwhile, preheat the grill to high

2 Miso Baked Fish

Once the rice is boiling, reduce the heat to low and cook covered for 10-15 min or until the water is absorbed, checking occasionally

Combine the miso paste and honey in a bowl with 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) hot water

Mix well into a smooth sauce

3 Miso Baked Fish

Pat the fish fillets dry with kitchen paper or a clean tea towel

Lay them on a baking tray

Tip: Use tin foil to avoid mess

Divide the paste between the fillets, spreading over evenly

4 Miso Baked Fish

Place the tray under the grill for approx. 10 min or until the miso paste has started to char

Tip: The charring will give the fish a smoky sweetness

5 Miso Baked Fish

Meanwhile, cut the pak choi in half lengthways through the root

Tip: Cutting through the root helps it stay together while cooking

Heat a dry, wide-based pan with matching lid on a high heat 

When hot, add the pak choi (cut side down) and cook for 3 min or until charring (families might need to do this in batches)

6 Miso Baked Fish

Flip the pak choi (cut side up) once charred

Add approx. 2-4 tbsp hot water, cover and cook for a further 2-3 min or until tender

Season lightly with pepper

7 Miso Baked Fish

Once the rice is done, discard the lemongrass and fluff with a fork for serving

Slice the spring onion(s) finely, discarding the root ends


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Serve the fish with the pak choi and rice to the side

Tip: For fun presentation, transfer the rice into small bowls or cups, pat down firmly and turn out onto the serving plates

Scatter with spring onions and enjoy!

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