Baked Asian Rockfish is a flavorful and healthy seafood dish, combining the delicate taste of rockfish with a blend of Asian-inspired ingredients. This dish is perfect for a light yet satisfying dinner.


  • 4 rockfish fillets (about 6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon honey or sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Optional: 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • Optional: 1 zucchini, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Rinse the rockfish fillets and pat them dry with paper towels. Place them in a baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, minced garlic, grated ginger, honey (or sugar), and red pepper flakes to make the marinade.
  4. Pour the marinade over the rockfish fillets, ensuring they are well coated. Let them marinate for about 15-20 minutes in the refrigerator.
  5. If using, add the thinly sliced bell pepper and zucchini to the baking dish around the fish.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  7. Garnish with thinly sliced green onions and a sprinkle of sesame seeds.
  8. Serve the baked rockfish hot, accompanied by steamed rice or vegetables.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

  • Calories: 220-250
  • Fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Protein: 30g

Prep and Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes (including marinating time)
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes


  • Serves: 4

Baked Asian Rockfish is a simple yet elegant dish that’s bursting with flavor. The marinade imparts a savory and slightly spicy taste to the fish, making it a delightful meal for any occasion. Enjoy this healthy and delicious seafood dish with your favorite sides for a complete and satisfying dinner!