Steamed red gilthead

Steamed red gilthead

14 ratings

Mengting, Kitchen Stories


„My absolute favorite Chinese New Year entrée! It’s as delicious as my mother’s!“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
1
red gilthead (whole)
30 g
ginger (divided)
4 cloves
garlic (divided)
1
bell pepper (red)
4
green onion (divided)
5 tbsp
vegetable oil
2 tbsp
soy sauce (seasoned for seafood)
salt
Metric
Imperial
  • 1  red gilthead (whole)
  • 30 g ginger (divided)
  • 4 cloves garlic (divided)
  • 1  bell pepper (red)
  • 4  green onion (divided)
  • 5 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce (seasoned for seafood)
  • salt

Utensils

  • large saucepan
  • plate for serving
  • steamer
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large pot

Enjoy with

Torrontes, Spain
This dry white wine, with its fruity and floral notes, harmonizes wonderfully with gilthead.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
555
Protein
36g
Fat
43g
Carb
7g

Step 1/4

Cut half of ginger and garlic into thin slices. Julienne bell pepper. Cut half of green onion into index finger-length strips. Make two diagonal slits on each side of fish. Sprinkle with salt and pour wine on top.
  • 1 red gilthead
  • 15 ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 2 green onion
  • 2 tbsp white wine
  • salt
  • cutting board
  • knife

Cut half of ginger and garlic into thin slices. Julienne bell pepper. Cut half of green onion into index finger-length strips. Make two diagonal slits on each side of fish. Sprinkle with salt and pour wine on top.

Step 2/4

Stuff fish with chopped green onions, ginger, and garlic slices.

Stuff fish with chopped green onions, ginger, and garlic slices.

Step 3/4

Julienne remainder of ginger, garlic, and green onion.
  • 15 ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 green onion

Julienne remainder of ginger, garlic, and green onion.

Step 4/4

Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat and place steamer on top. Lay fish on top of steamer and steam for approx. 8 min. Then, turn off heat and continue to steam for approx. 3 min. Transfer fish to plate for serving and carefully drain excess liquid. Garnish with julienned vegetables. Now, heat up vegetable oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Pour hot oil over fish and sprinkle soy sauce on top. Enjoy!
  • 5 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • large saucepan
  • plate for serving
  • steamer
  • large pot

Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat and place steamer on top. Lay fish on top of steamer and steam for approx. 8 min. Then, turn off heat and continue to steam for approx. 3 min. Transfer fish to plate for serving and carefully drain excess liquid. Garnish with julienned vegetables. Now, heat up vegetable oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Pour hot oil over fish and sprinkle soy sauce on top. Enjoy!