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Steamed Flounder With Black Bean Sauce 豆豉蒸比目鱼

Flounder fish is not the typical fish normally people known in the market. But it has very interesting facts in this fish. Flounder fish is one of the flatfish species lives under the deep-sea. The flavor of this fish is mild, with a touch of sweetness in some specimens, although the texture can range from delicate to firm. It is very low in fat, with only 20% of that fat being of the saturated variety.

You might have taste it in some of the restaurants as some of the chef will use this type of fish for fish and chips.  It can also cook with Chinese recipe steam it with black bean sauce.

Check out the recipe here:-

 

Ingredients Preparation:-

  1. FLOUNDER 比目鱼 (500g) SUBMERGE IN TAP WATER 浸泡在水(20 MIN)
  2. DRIED FERMENTED BLACK BEANS 豆豉(2 TBSP) SOAK 浸水 (20 MIN)
  3. MINCED GINGER 姜茸  (1 TBSP)
  4. MINCED GARLIC 蒜米 (4 CLOVES)
  5. RED CHILLI 红辣椒 (1 PC) CUT HALF 切半
  6. HALF CHOP INTO THIN STRIPS 一半切细条
  7. ANOTHER HALF FINELY DICED 另一半切粒
  8. GREEN ONION 青葱 (1 SPRIG) CUT INTO 4CM LENGTH 切段 SLICE THINLY 切丝
  9. ADD CHILLI & GREEN ONION IN A BOWL OF COLD WATER 把辣椒&青葱泡冷水
  10. LIGHTLY MASH FERMENTED BLACK BEANS 豆豉压碎
  11. CLEAN FISH 洗净
  12. CUT 2 SLITS 鱼身切两刀
  13. PAT DRY WITH PAPER TOWEL 抹干

 

How To Cook:-

  1. SEASON WITH RICE WINE 抹上米酒 (1 TBSP)
  2. SALT 盐
  3. HEAT OIL 热油 (1 TBSP)
  4. STIR FRY GINGER, GARLIC & CHILLI 炒香姜,蒜&辣椒
  5. ADD IN BLACK BEANS 加入豆豉
  6. SESAME OIL 麻油 (1/2 TSP)
  7. SOY SAUCE 酱油 (1 TBSP)
  8. SUGAR 糖 (1 TSP)
  9. REMOVE & SET ASIDE 盛起待用
  10. ARRANGE GREEN ONION & GINGER SLICES ON PLATE & FISH 青葱&姜片排在碟和鱼身上
  11. STEAM FISH OVER HIGH HEAT 大火蒸鱼 (5 MIN) 
  12. REMOVE STEAM FISH WATER, GINGER & GREEN ONION 取出蒸鱼汁,姜,青葱
  13. COVER FISH WITH BLACK BEAN 淋上煮好的豆豉酱
  14. STEAM FOR ANOTHER 10 MINUTES 再蒸10分钟
  15. MIX SOY SAUCE 酱油 (1 TBSP) WITH SUGAR 糖 (1/2 TSP) & WARM WATER 温水 (1 TBSP)
  16. POUR SAUCE OVER FISH 淋上酱汁
  17. GARNISH WITH CHILLI & GREEN ONION 铺上辣椒青葱
  18. DRIZZLE HOT OIL 浇上热油

 

*Special thanks to City Life Meal for the recipe video. Checkout more cooking recipes inspirations from their YouTube channel.