Sweet, sour and just a little spicy - this dish is super addictive! Our Assam Steamed Fish recipe taste so good, it'll leave you wanting more. A healthy and nutritious dish that brings a punch of tanginess to your palate.
Did you know that Assam, also known as Tamarid has great health benefits such as easing stomach discomfort and aiding digestion? (source) Now you've got more reasons to cook this dish for your family more often.
Don’t be intimidated by the thought of steaming fish; it’s actually very simple! The tip to cooking tender fish meat is not to over-steam it. Usually, it takes about 8 – 15 mins to steam a fish depending on the size.
Freshness is very important when it comes to steaming fish and we highly recommend buying it fresh from the markets. Get tips on how to choose fresh fish here.
In this recipe, we used Barramundi, also known as Seabass 金目鲈鱼. It is one of the most sought-after fish in Singapore, and it is readily available too. If you can’t find it in the market, ask the fishmonger to recommend a fish that’s good for steaming with Assam.
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