Soy-Glazed Arctic Char
Soy-Glazed Arctic Char
Photography by Jodi Pudge

Soy-Glazed Arctic Char

Similar in taste and texture to salmon, Arctic char is a common food in Nunavut and across Canada's North. It is typically eaten raw, frozen and dipped in soy sauce, but we've adapted the idea and created a delicious soy-based glaze to go on simple baked char.

By Rheanna Kish and The Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: January 2012

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 27 ratings.
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  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Total time 15 minutes
  • Portion size 4 to 6


  • 2 2skin-on Arctic char fillets, (about 1-1/2 lb/675 g total)
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspunseasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspsodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 2 tsp 2tspgrated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp 2tspliquid honey
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tsppepper
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Place fish, skin side down, on parchment paper–lined baking sheet. Whisk together vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, honey and pepper; brush over fish.

Bake in 425ºF (220ºC) oven until fish flakes easily when tested, 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per each of 6 servings: about

cal 119 pro 21g total fat 3g sat. fat 1g
carb 3g dietary fibre 0 sugar 2g chol 61mg
sodium 263mg potassiu 339mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 5 vit A 2 vit C 2
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