Steamed fish Chinese style recipe

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12 min


10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 161 kCal 8%
Fat 95g 136%

If you love fish - try it Chinese style. The ginger really gives it that oriental twist which makes it both smell and taste delicious.


  • 450g (1lb) loin of cod
  • 125ml (4fl oz) chicken stock
  • 40g (1.5oz) light buttery spread
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 7.5cm (3 inch) piece root ginger, half grated and half finely minced
  • 3 tablespoons dry sherry or Chinese rice wine
  • 3 pak choi, quartered
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons light sodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 bunch spring onions, cut into julienne strips
  • Fresh coriander


  • Place fish in a bowl, pour over the stock and dot with light buttery spread, garlic and the grated ginger.

  • Place in a steamer, cover and steam for 5-6 minutes.

  • Add the sherry and pak choi and cook for a further 2-3 minutes.

  • Place the pak choi onto 4 serving plates and top with the fish. Sprinkle the sugar over the cooking liquor and pour over the fish.

  • Drizzle with soy sauce and sesame oil and garnish with the spring onions, remaining ginger and coriander.

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