Steamed White Fish with Tofu

Steamed White Fish with Tofu


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This is a super healthy Cantonese-style fish recipe that is very easy and quick to make. Serve with rice and Asian veggies.

Michelle Chen

Serves: 4 

  • 1 Thai chilli, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1cm piece fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon black bean sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 pinch white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 340g white fish fillets
  • 450g tofu, drained and cubed
  • 1 cup spring onion, finely chopped

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Bring about 4cm of water to boil in a pot fitted with a steamer basket.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the chilli, garlic, ginger and black bean sauce. Stir in dark and light soy sauces, vegetable oil, sugar and white pepper. In a small cup, mix together the cornflour and water. Stir into the sauce. Cut fish fillets into thin strips, add to bowl and coat well.
  3. When water in steamer has reached a boil, carefully place the tofu cubes in a single layer in the basket and steam, covered, for 2 minutes. Place the fish strips on top of the tofu; cover and steam for another 3 minutes.
  4. Remove and garnish with chopped spring onion. Serve with steamed white rice and stir-fried or steamed Asian vegetables.

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This recipe is amazing, and I am not a big tofu fan. I make it regularly. - 22 May 2013

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