Steamed Fish Recipe

Steamed Fish Recipe

(Ikan Kukus)

Ingredients : Serves 4

4

750 g

3 tablespoons

1

2 teaspoons

1 or 2

2 tablespoons

1

Dried Chinese mushrooms

Whole fish or 500 g fish fillets

Finely shredded Chinese reserved vegetables

Fresh red chili, finely sliced

Light soy sauce

Spring onions, finely sliced

Fresh cilantro leaves

Shredded lettuce

Salt and ground black pepper

Few drops sesame oil

Method :
  • Soak the dried mushrooms in hot water for 30 minutes.

  • Then remove stalks and slice caps finely.

  • While mushrooms are soaking, prepare the fish.

  • If using a whole fish, clean well, scale, wash, trim fins and tail.

  • If using fillet, wash and dry well on paper towels.

  • Season with salt and pepper.

  • Put fish in dish lightly greased with sesame oil.

  • Sprinkle with sliced mushrooms, preserved vegetable and chili.

  • Sprinkle soy sauce over, cover with another plate or with foil and steam for 20 minutes.

  • Garnish top with spring onions and fresh cilantro leaves and arrange lettuce around edge.

  • Serve steaming hot with white rice.

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