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Steamed Fish Fillet Cantonese Style


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Steamed Fish Fillet Cantonese StyleA very easy and quick to prepare Chinese fish recipe.

Ingredients:  3 servings

1 skinless boneless fish fillet about 600 g.

Salt and freshly ground white pepper

For sauce

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1½ tablespoons finely shredded fresh ginger

1 fat garlic clove, finely chopped

½ red bell pepper, cut into thin matchsticks

½ tablespoon Chinese sesame oil

2 spring onions, cut to 4 cm lengths and then to thin matchsticks

3 tablespoons low salt soy sauce

½ cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped


1. Rub fish fillet with little salt and white pepper and steam about 5 minutes.  (Or brush fish fillet with 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and bake uncovered in an oiled baking sheet about 6 to 8 minutes in a preheated 200 C° (400 F°) oven.

2. Meanwhile, place vegetable oil in a frying pan over high heat.

3. Stir-fry ginger, garlic, and red pepper few seconds, add sesame oil and remove from heat.

4. Add onion and soy sauce.

5. Place fish in a serving dish and pour sauce with vegetables on top.

6. Sprinkle top with coriander leaves and garnish as desired.

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