Asian flavours steamed fish and vegetables

Baked vegetables are delicious served with whole steamed or baked fish. Cook the vegetables with a mixture of lemon juice and olive oil to enhance the citrus flavour.

Asian flavours steamed fish and vegetables


Serves 6

1 whole fish, gutted and cleaned, e.g. 500g blue cod
2 lemons, sliced
2 tsp chopped ginger

1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
1 tsp finely chopped ginger
1 lemon, juice and zest
pinch salt
black pepper, to taste
30 ml olive oil
1 spring onion, julienned, for garnish
1 lemon, zest of, for garnish


Fill the cavity of the fish with lemon slices and ginger and place on a heat-proof plate.
Make the marinade by mashing garlic, ginger, lemon juice and zest, salt, pepper and olive oil together.
Use a pastry brush to brush the marinade on the outside and inside of the fish.
Place plate over boiling water and cover. Steam for 8-10 minutes.
Place on a serving dish, top with spring onions and lemon zest, and serve with baked vegetables [see our recipe].

Note: A larger amount of fish, e.g. 1kg snapper, will take 10-15 minutes to steam.


Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [6 Serves]
Energy 490kj
Protein 15.4g
Total fat 5.4g
- saturated fat 0.9g
Carbohydrates 1.2g
- sugars 1.1g
Fibre 0.9g
Sodium 95mg

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