Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Fish Steaks with Dried Mushrooms Recipe

Ingredients :

750 g

2 teaspoons

6 tablespoons

5 slices

 

Garnish and sauce

4 medium

2

2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

1 1/2 tablespoons

100 g

3 tablespoons

4 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

Fish, cut into 4-6 steaks

Salt

Vegetable oil

Fresh root ginger

Pepper to taste

 

Dried Chinese mushrooms

Spring onions (scallions)

Lard

Onion, coarsely chopped

Fresh ginger root, chopped

Minced pork (ground)

Soy sauce

Good stock

Rice wine or sherry

Method :
  • Clean and dry the fish steaks.

  • Rub with salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon of the oil.

  • Soak the dried mushrooms in hot water to cover for 25 minutes.

  • Drain and discard the tough stalks.

  • Cut the mushroom caps into matchstick-sized shreds.

  • Cut the spring onions (scallions) into 2.5 cm sections.

  • Heat the remaining oil in a wok or frying pan.

  • When hot, add the ginger slices and spread out evenly to flavor the oil.

  • lay the fish steaks in the hot flavored oil and shallow-fry or sauté for 2 minutes on each side.

  • Pour away any excess oil and remove from the heat.

  • Heat the lard in a separate pan.

  • When hot, stir-fry the chopped onion, ginger and mushrooms for 1 minute.

  • Add the minced pork and stir over high heat for 3 minutes.

  • Mix in the soy sauce, stock, wine or sherry and spring onion.

  • Bring to the boil and continue to stir-fry for 1 minute.

  • Meanwhile, reheat the first pan and return the fish steaks to it.

  • Heat through, then pour the sauce and garnish over the fish.

  • Transfer contents to a heated serving plate.

  • Serve hot.

 

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