Steamed ginger fish


  • Ginger, julienned

  • White fish, such as snapper or haddock.

  • Scallions

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce

  • 3 tbsp water

  • 1/3 tsp sugar

  • A bit of the white part of the scallion


  • Steamer or wok set up with a steamer

  • Stock pot


  1. Add water to steamer/wok, boil the water to create steam, cover.

  2. Place an edged plate in the steamer, lifted up with a rack.

  3. Add a layer of scallion stalks.

  4. Rest fish on scallions so it’s lifted.

  5. Place julienned ginger on top of fish.

  6. Steam for 7-8 minutes.

  7. Separately, boil soy sauce, water, sugear, white scallion, some sliced ginger. Once melded, turn off heat.

  8. Remove fish from heat, and pour cooked sauce over the fish.


The main inspiration, with some modifications: