Chinese Steamed Salmon

Chinese Steamed Salmon


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About this recipe: You'll love the flavour of the Chinese ingredients that infuses this superbly salmon dish. Steaming fish is so healthy - we should do it more often! Serve with steamed rice and stir-fried veg.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 dash sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon julienned fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese black bean and garlic sauce
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli flakes
  • 125ml chicken stock
  • 4 (110g) fillets salmon
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Begin heating water in the bottom of steamer.
  2. Heat olive oil and sesame oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Saute garlic and ginger for 1 minute. Stir in black bean sauce and red chilli flakes. Cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in chicken stock; set aside.
  3. Rinse salmon, and pat dry. Season each side lightly with salt and pepper. Place in a small shallow pan. Spoon black bean mixture over salmon. Place in steamer over boiling water.
  4. Steam for 10 to 12 minutes, or until salmon flakes easily with a fork.

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