Nyonya style steamed fish

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  • Nyonya Style Steamed Fish
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Recipe type:
Main Dish
Number of serving:
4 servings
10 min
Cook time:
12 min
Ready in:
22 min
Very Easy


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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