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Thai-Style Cod with Seaweed
Thai restaurants are very popular. Yet, sometimes the dishes are too rich for some people. This Thai-style dish is a rich tasting, healthy version we created for you with many nutritional benefits. It is another delicious way to include more sea vegetables in your diet.
Thai-Style Cod with Seaweed Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes

  • 4 medium pieces dried wakame seaweed soaked in 1 cup hot water (you should have about 3/4 cup seaweed after soaked and chopped)
  • 8 oz thick rice noodles
  • 2 TBS minced fresh ginger
  • 3 medium cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 6 oz can coconut milk
  • 1 lb cod cut into 1-inch pieces (thick cut)
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1-1/2 cup chopped scallion
  • 3 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeds removed and chopped, about 3/4 inch pieces
  • 2 cups mung bean sprouts, chopped (Lay out pile of sprouts on cutting board and chop just a couple of times so they aren't as long as usual.)
  • salt and white pepper to taste


  1. Rinse and soak wakame seaweed for about 10 minutes, or until soft. Save soaking water.
  2. Bring water to a boil and cook noodles according to package directions. When cooked, drain noodles and divide between 4 bowls.
  3. While noodle water is coming to a boil, mince ginger and garlic. Heat 1 TBS of the seaweed water in a stainless steel wok or large skillet. Healthy Stir-Fry ginger, garlic and cod in seaweed water for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. Add chopped wakame, turmeric, coconut milk, and the rest of seaweed water and simmer on medium-high heat for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add cilantro, scallion, lemon juice, and tomatoes. Turn off heat and season with salt and pepper to taste. Ladle over noodles and top with mung bean sprouts.
Serves 4

Nutritional Profile

Thai Style Snapper with Seaweed
1.00 serving
(436.41 grams)
Calories: 471


 vitamin K148%

 vitamin B12142%


 vitamin C64%





 vitamin B639%





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Thai Style Snapper with Seaweed
1.00 serving
436.41 grams
Calories: 471

Nutrient Amount DRI/DV
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin K 133.32 mcg 148 5.7 excellent
vitamin B12 3.40 mcg 142 5.4 excellent
selenium 46.25 mcg 84 3.2 excellent
vitamin C 47.69 mg 64 2.4 very good
protein 31.17 g 62 2.4 very good
phosphorus 373.69 mg 53 2.0 very good
copper 0.40 mg 44 1.7 good
manganese 0.92 mg 40 1.5 good
vitamin B6 0.66 mg 39 1.5 good
folate 131.07 mcg 33 1.3 good
pantothenic acid 1.52 mg 30 1.2 good
chromium 9.69 mcg 28 1.1 good
iron 4.83 mg 27 1.0 good
magnesium 109.48 mg 26 1.0 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

In-Depth Nutritional Profile for Thai-Style Cod with Seaweed

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