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MSC label Thai poached cod with nobilo wine

Thai Poached Cod

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Thai
Servings 2 People


  • 2 shallots; diced
  • 1 inch piece ginger, grated
  • 3 cloves garlic; grated (you can use more or less depending on your love of garlic)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tsp Thai Red Chili Paste
  • 1/2 cup Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 package (400 grams) cod fillets - MSC certified
  • cilantro (for optional garnish)
  • Sliced Thai chili peppers (for optional garnish)


  • In a deep pan or dutch oven (make sure you have a lid), heat oil to medium heat
  • Add shallots, ginger and garlic into hot pan and sautee until golden brown
  • Add Thai red chili paste and sautee to let the aromatics do its magic!
  • Add Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc and let is cook for about 3 minutes (until most of the wine have evaporated/reduced)
  • Add coconut milk, fish sauce, lime juice, salt, sesame oil and stir to combine.
  • Turn heat down to low/medium
  • Add MSC certified cod fillets into sauce (preferably single layered) and cover to poach for approx. 5-7 minutes. (if your fillets are thin, it will cook very quickly).
  • Serve cod with a side of rice and bok choy. Garnish with sliced Thai red chili and cilantro


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