Steamed Fish in Malaysian Seasonings

    Steamed Fish in Malaysian Seasonings

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    30min


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    This is a beautiful and healthy dinner with a whole fish being steamed in a Malaysian spice combination including fish sauce, soy sauce, ginger, coriander and lemon.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 1 medium sized fish, make 3 slits diagonally on both sides of the body
    • 1 pinch salt, to taste
    • 1 pinch white pepper, to taste
    • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
    • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
    • 2.5cm ginger, cut into thin strips
    • 2 stalks coriander leaves, cut into 3cm lengths
    • 1 small lemon, slice in rings

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Clean the fish and season with salt and white pepper. Place fish on lightly oiled glass plate.
    2. Quickly whisk the soy sauce, fish sauce and sesame oil together then pour the sauce over the fish.
    3. Sprinkle the strips of ginger and half of the coriander leaves over the fish. Arrange a few slices of lemon on top.
    4. Place the fish in a steamer over rapidly boiling water. Cover and steam for about 20 minutes or until fish is done.
    5. Serve on a serving platter, garnish with the leftover coriander leaves and pour the cooking liquid over.

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