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Tasty Teochew Steamed Fish

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142Min
Intermediate

Have you ever wondered why fish dishes are mostly cooked and served whole (head and tail intact) in Chinese restaurants? It is a symbolic significance of good luck and abundance. These days, you can find an abundance of fried and steam fish recipes online to enjoy restaurant-style fish in the comfort of your own home! Steaming is a common cooking method in Chinese cuisine due to its many benefits; it helps to retain the nutritional value of food and lowers our cholesterol intake because it does not require much oil yet preserve the freshness of the meat. There are so many ways to steam fish. If you prefer something light, the Cantonese steam fish is lightly drizzled with soy sauce and garnished with scallions and ginger, which lets you fully savour the fish's unique silky texture and freshness. If you prefer something flavourful, the Teochew-style steam fish is a flavorful dish that combines sour and savoury — guaranteeing whet any appetite!

This steam fish dish calls for a whole snapper, and side ingredients such as silken tofu, shiitake mushrooms, tomatoes, salted plums and pickled mustard. To make the gravy, you'll need soy sauce and sesame oil and MAGGI® CukupRasa™. Firstly, clean the fish and make several cuts. Marinate it with a teaspoon of MAGGI® CukupRasa™ and let it sit for 1 to 2 hours. Next, prepare the gravy and arrange the fish together with other ingredients on a deep, huge plate. Scatter ingredients such as tomatoes, mushroom, pickled mustard and salted plums around and over the fish so that every morsel of the fish will be seasoned perfectly. Then, steam the fish on high heat until cooked. Lastly, drizzle over two teaspoons of garlic oil and garnish with spring onion, coriander and chilli — ready to serve with fragrant white rice for a traditional, comforting meal!

Fish is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are incredibly important for your body and brain, making it one of the most nutritious foods. From sushi to fish and chips, fish is savoured and enjoyed by people all over the world. Discover a variety of ways to cook fish at MAGGI® recipes, we have simple recipes for ginger fried fish, Portuguese style grilled fish or grouper steam fish that'll be your family's new dinner favourites!

Ingredients

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4 servings
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400  g
Whole Snapper TEST LABEL
1  tsp
MAGGI® CukupRasa™
3  in
Ginger
0.5  box
White Silken Tofu
1 
Tomato
2  pcs
Shiitake Mushroom
50  g
Salted Pickled Mustard TEST LABEL
2  pcs
Salted Plum
1  tbsp
Bird's Eye Chilli
1  sprig
Spring Onion
2  sprigs
Coriander
4  tbsp
Water
1  tsp
MAGGI® CukupRasa™
1  tbsp
Light Soy Sauce
0.5  tsp
Sesame Oil
4  cloves
Garlic
2  tbsp
Cooking Oil

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Nutrition Value

Energy
144.7 kcal
Protein
24.51 g
Carbohydrates
4.66 g
Fats
2.87 g
Information per serving
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Instruction

142 Minutes
Step1
120 Min
Clean your fish and pat dry. Next, make 2-3 cuts on the fish and marinate with 1 teaspoon MAGGI® CukupRasa™. Let it sit for 1-2 hours.
Step2
3 Min
Fry the chopped garlic in cooking oil until golden brown. When fragrant, dish it out into a small bowl and set it aside.
Step3
2 Min
To prepare the gravy, mix water, MAGGI® CukupRasa™, light soy sauce and sesame oil together in a bowl.
Step4
5 Min
Insert 2 slices of ginger in the cavity of the fish to remove the fishy smell. Arrange the julienned ginger in a deep, heat-proof plate. Then, place the fish into the plate, followed by the tofu and salted plums around the fish. Next, scatter the tomato wedges, sliced mushrooms, pickled mustard and ginger juliennes around and over the fish. When all the ingredients have been added in, drizzle the gravy over the fish.
Step5
10 Min
Now it’s time to steam the fish. Add some water into a steamer/wok. Next, steam the fish on high heat for 8 to 10 minutes, depending on the size of the fish or until the fish is thoroughly cooked (the eyes should turn white and bulge).
Step6
1 Min
Finally, drizzle over 2 teaspoons of garlic oil on the fish, garnish with spring onion, coriander and chillies (optional).
Step7
1 Min
Serve with steamed jasmine rice and enjoy it while hot.
Tasty Teochew Steamed Fish

Step1 of 7

: Whole Snapper, MAGGI® CukupRasa™

Clean your fish and pat dry. Next, make 2-3 cuts on the fish and marinate with 1 teaspoon MAGGI® CukupRasa™. Let it sit for 1-2 hours.

Tasty Teochew Steamed Fish

Step2 of 7

: Garlic, Cooking Oil

Fry the chopped garlic in cooking oil until golden brown. When fragrant, dish it out into a small bowl and set it aside.

Tasty Teochew Steamed Fish

Step3 of 7

: Water, MAGGI® CukupRasa™, Light Soy Sauce, Sesame Oil

To prepare the gravy, mix water, MAGGI® CukupRasa™, light soy sauce and sesame oil together in a bowl.

Tasty Teochew Steamed Fish

Step4 of 7

: Whole Snapper, White Silken Tofu, Tomato, Shiitake Mushroom, Salted Plum, Salted Pickled Mustard, Ginger

Insert 2 slices of ginger in the cavity of the fish to remove the fishy smell. Arrange the julienned ginger in a deep, heat-proof plate. Then, place the fish into the plate, followed by the tofu and salted plums around the fish. Next, scatter the tomato wedges, sliced mushrooms, pickled mustard and ginger juliennes around and over the fish. When all the ingredients have been added in, drizzle the gravy over the fish.

Tasty Teochew Steamed Fish

Step5 of 7

Now it’s time to steam the fish. Add some water into a steamer/wok. Next, steam the fish on high heat for 8 to 10 minutes, depending on the size of the fish or until the fish is thoroughly cooked (the eyes should turn white and bulge).

Tasty Teochew Steamed Fish

Step6 of 7

: Cooking Oil, Bird's Eye Chilli, Coriander, Spring Onion, Garlic

Finally, drizzle over 2 teaspoons of garlic oil on the fish, garnish with spring onion, coriander and chillies (optional).

Tasty Teochew Steamed Fish

Step7 of 7

Serve with steamed jasmine rice and enjoy it while hot.

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