Nyonya style steamed fish

Main Dish
4 servings
10 min
12 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
1 trout fish (siakap in Malay)(about 700g), cleaned

2 tbsp onion, shredded

2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

Spices :

2 stalks lemongrass, chopped finely

3 tbsp chopped ginger flower (bunga kantan in Malay)

1 tbsp bird's eyes chilli (cili padi)

4 tbsp squeezed juice

Seasoning :

1 tbsp sugar

2 tbsp fish sauce

dash of pepper


  • 1. Combined all the spices and seasoning and pour over the cleaned siakap fish.

    2. Steamed at high heat in a wok with boiling water for 10-12 minutes until the fish is cooked. Then remove the fish from wok.

    3. Sprinkle shredded onion and coriander leaves on top of the ready steamed fish and serve hot.


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