Cantonese Steamed Fish {Recipe}


1-2 whole fillet of fish ( I have used basa)

3 tablespoons fresh ginger, finely julienned
2-3 spring onion whole finely julienned with green and white parts separated
Few sprigs of fresh coriander leaves roughly chopped
1 tspn garlic sliced
2 tablespoons canola oil
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup light soy sauce
Fresh ground white pepper to taste


First steam the fish. I steamed it in the microwave but you can also do it on a steamer. Then place the steamed fish on the serving plate. Now put the coriander leaves and half of the green part of the sring onion on the fish. Heat a small saucepan and add 2 tbsp of oil. Add the ginger and garlic let it brown lightly, about a minute.
Then add the rest of the spring onions. The mixture should be sizzling right about now.
Next, add your soy mixture to the saucepan and keep the heat on high to keep everything sizzling. Cook until the scallions are wilted – about 30 seconds. Then pour this on top of the fish and serve immediately. You can drizzle few drops of sesame oil on top.

By Sharmistha Mukherjee Cheema

No Comments Yet

Comments are closed