Abundance Peacock Steamed Grouper
Servings Prep Time
6people 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6people 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 1kg Fresh Hybrid Longhu Grouper 龙虎班use half a lemon to clean the fish
  • 2tbsp oil
  • 5 dried shiitake mushroomssoak overnight and sliced
  • 2 chili padideseed and minced
  • 6cloves garlicminced
  • 1stalk spring onionshred thinly
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 1/4tsp pepper
  • 1/4cup chicken stock
  • 2 1/2tsp light soya sauce
  • 1tsp sesame oil
  • spring onionshred thinly and soaked in water to curl up
  • chili padi
  • green peas
  • carrot
Step 1 - Prepare the fish
  1. Cut off the fins, head, and tail of the fish. Discard the fins but set aside the head and tail. #Tip: use kitchen scissors to help cut through thick bones.
  2. Using a sharp knife, slice the fish into 1 inch slices while leaving 1-2cm intact so that the fish is still joined at the stomach. Set the fish aside.
Step 2 - Cook the mushrooms and prepare the sauce and pour over the fish
  1. In a pan, heat up 2tbsp of oil. Add the garlic, chili padi, and mushrooms. Stir fry until browned then remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, add all the sauce ingredients and mix well. Set the sauce aside.
  3. Arrange the fish onto a steaming plate so that the slices fan out in a circle. Place the tail and head in the center of the dish.
  4. Lay 1-2 pieces of mushrooms on each slice of the fish with chopsticks. Pour the sauce over the fish.
  5. Put the dish into a steamer and steam for 15 minutes.
Step 3 - Garnish and serve
  1. Garnish the dish with carrots, chili padi, green peas, and spring onions.
  2. Serve hot.