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A flavorful fish dish that's fit for the grill

Miso-Marinated Cod With Grilled Pineapple Relish.
Miso-Marinated Cod With Grilled Pineapple Relish.
Published Apr. 8, 2014

I'm forever on the prowl for ways to make fish enticing for my family. This simple method does the trick. Red miso (soybean paste) and pineapple juice combine to make a flavorful, quick marinade. Meanwhile, fresh pineapple slices and scallions go on the grill. It all takes about 30 minutes from start to finish. You'll want to move fast; if you let the fish marinate too long, its texture will deteriorate. Also, the fish cooks quickly on the grill, so be attentive. Red miso is available in the refrigerated case of most Asian markets and many organic-food markets. It brings a deep umami flavor: sweet, salty and sour. — Stephanie Witt Sedgwick, special to the Washington Post