Asian Home Recipe

Steamed Sea Bass Recipe

Ingredients :

750 g

1/8 cup

1/6 cup


2 cloves

2 slices


2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1/2 tablespoon



1 tablespoon

2 teaspoons

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons



Sea bass

Pork fat

Bamboo shoots

Chinese dried mushrooms, soaked


Ginger root, peeled

Spring onion (scallions)

Salted black beans

Lard or oil




Soy sauce


Rice or sherry



Shredded spring onion (scallions)

Chinese parsley (fresh coriander)

Method :
  • Scale and gut the fish, clean well then plunge it into a pot of boiling water.

  • Take it out as soon as the water starts to boil again.

  • Place it on a plate.

  • Dice the pork fat, bamboo shoots and mushrooms into small cubes.

  • Crush one clove garlic with the salted black beans.

  • Finely chop the remaining garlic with ginger root and onions.

  • Mix the sauce in a jug or bowl.

  • Heat up the lard or oil.

  • First fry the garlic, ginger root and onions.

  • When they start to turn golden, add the crushed garlic and black beans followed by the pork, bamboo shoots, mushrooms and the sauce mixture.

  • Bring it to the boil, then add the cornflour mixed with a little cold water.

  • Stir to make into a smooth sauce.

  • Pour it all over the fish.

  • Place the fish in a steamer and steam vigorously for 20 minutes.

  • Serve hot.


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