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Steamed whole fish


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  • whole fish
  • ginger
  • spring onions
  • chilli
  • sugar
  • light soy sauce
  • sesame oil
  • white pepper
  • shao xing wine.


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 35mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Slice the ginger and spring onions and place them underneath and over the whole fish.

Step 2

Pour a dash of shao xing wine on the fish and steam the fish over boiled water for 20 min.

Step 3

Meanwhile, slice the garlic, spring onions and chillies into small slices to garnish the fish later on.

Step 4

After 20 minutes, remove the fish from the steamer and pour excess oil away. Remove the garlic and spring onions too.

Step 5

In a frying pan, cook the sauce by mixing light soy sauce, some water, sugar, white pepper and sesame oil.

Step 6

Pour the sauce over the fish.

Step 7

Finish it by garnishing the sliced ginger, spring onions and chillies on the fish.


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