Coffee-Lacquered cod Fillets

  • Number of people4
  • DifficultyQuite good
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time


  • 4 cod pieces, 150 g each
  • 100 ml coffee
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 50 ml balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp grape seed oil
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • Salt and freshly-milled pepper


  • In a saucepan, reduce the coffee with the honey, soy sauce and vinegar until you obtain a syrup. Set to one side.
  • Season the fi sh fi llets, sear them in a frying pan with a drizzle of grape seed oil.
  • Drizzle syrup over the fi sh and fi nish cooking in the oven (180°C) 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Serve with risotto or Chinese noodles.