Chinese Steamed Fish Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 any fish steaks or fillets or 6 pieces
  • Boiling water
  • Butter
  • Few drops freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
How to cook Chinese Steamed Fish:
  • Use an 8 x 10-inch (20 x 25-cm) ceramic or glass dish with an air-tight lid.
  • Choose a wire rack onto which at least 2 fish steaks or fillets or 6 fish pieces can be layed at the same time.
  • Pour hot water over the bottom of the dish, just enough to touch the wire rack.
  • Arrange fish steaks, fillets or pieces onto a plate; dot with butter dices and sprinkle fish with lemon or lime juice.
  • Transfer plate over wire rack.
  • Cover dish; microwave 1 steak or fillet or 2 pieces on 'HIGH' for 3 minutes.
  • Add 1 more minute for each additional fish steak, fillet or 2 pieces.
  • Immediately remove from oven.
  • Leave to rest for 10 minutes, covered.
  • Serve.

Notes:

Oven: 700 watts
Preparation time: 3 minutes
Cooking time: 3 minutes or more
Waiting time: 10 minutes
All kinds of fish can be steamed; they are then equally good served hot or cold.

Hint:

Steaming is recommended for low fat diets.

This recipe for Chinese Steamed Fish serves/makes: 6

The Chinese Steamed Fish recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Various Fish (more Various Fish recipes)
Preparation Method: Microwave (more Microwave recipes)
Cuisine: Chinese (more Chinese recipes)

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