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Monday, 3 March 2014

Steamed Fish 蒸鱼

How to cook Steamed Fish, It is very easy, healthy dish, it contains lots of nutritional protein, and omega 3. 
Perfect as a light, full of oriental flavours as dinner. You should at least give it a try :) 

This is a symbol of steamed fish will help your dream come true in the year to come.

You'll love the fresh and authentic taste of Chinese. 
I'm still remember during Christmas season in the UK. 
We went down to Chinatown and decided to go for a nice dinner. 
We ordered the steamed fish, it was the most expensive dish in the restaurant, 
on their menus that could triples the price of the meal. so if you're making them at home, 
you can save a lot of money :)

Now, Let's get started!

Serves: 1-2
Cooking Time: 15 minutes


1 ½ pound whole white fish
slices of ginger
3 tbsp rice wine
A pinch of salt 

3 tbsp vegetable oil
red onions
Chinese sausages
spring onion (sliced into -5cm long)
slices of red chilli
3 tbsp light soy sauce

Garnished with finely chopped / sliced spring onion and red chilli.

1. Using a sharp knife make a slit and cutting away the guts and 
cut away the red gills on the inside of the head and makes 3 - 4 long 
diagonal incisions into the thickest parts of both sides of the fish. 
Rinse well inside and out under cold running water and set aside to dry. 

2. Arrange the fish to an oven proof serving dish.
Put slices of ginger to the long diagonal incisions parts of both side.
Add 3 tbsp rice wine and lightly sprinkle a little salt. 

3. Steam for 15 minutes, it depending on the size of the fish.
After steaming, whatever juices that come from the fish, it's usually discarded.

4. Meanwhile, to make the sauce for the fish. 
In a heat pan, add 3 tbsp vegetable oil, red onions, mushroom, Chinese sausages, 
stir fry until fragrant for 3 minutes until golden brown, then flip and repeat, 
after then add red chilli and spring onions. 

5. Pour it over the fish before adding the soy sauce. 
Garnished with finely chopped / sliced spring onion 
and red chilli to serve immediately with steamed rice. 

Happy Cooking and Enjoy!

1. You can be baked as well as steamed.
Preheat oven to 200 c. Line a shallow ovenpoof serving dish with foil. 
Bake for about 30 minutes or until as tender as you like.
It's perfect to serve with steamed rice.

See the link:
Method 1 of 4: Prepare to Clean Your Fish If your fish have scales, 
you'll need a butter knife or a scaling tool; either one works just as well.
If your fish don't have scales, you'll need a pair of pliers to peel back the skin.

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