Healthy Thai Style Steamed Barramundi
We have always been very intrigued with the mixture of taste in this dish, how do you achieve a good mix of sweet, sour, salty and spicy altogether? This is one true Thai dish that symbolizes the variety of flavours in Thai food. This healthy steamed fish recipe is provided by our home cooks Angeline Lim, and the taste turn out really awesome!
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
  • 2slices fresh barramundi seabass fillet (2片新鲜鲈鱼)
  • 4stalks lemongrass(4个香茅)
  • 1stalk lemongrassslice into fine pieces (1个香茅,切成细片)
  • 3bunches coriander leaveschopped finely. Keep the roots. (3束芫茜,切碎。根留着。)
  • 250ml chicken stock(250毫升鸡汤)
  • 1 or 2 limeextract juice out(1-2个青柠把汁挤出来)
  • 1tsp fish sauce(1茶匙鱼露)
  • 8cloves garlicminced (8瓣大蒜,切碎)
  • 3 chilli padiminced (3个小辣椒,剁碎)
  • 1tbsp brown sugar(1汤匙黑糖)
Instructions
Step 1: Prepare to steam the fish (准备蒸鱼)
  1. Pound 4 stalks of Lemongrass to release it’s flavour. Line the Lemongrass and Coriander roots on the steaming plate. Place the fish on top. Steam fish on high heat for about 9 minutes. Timing to be adjusted depending on size of fish, time range should be between 9 - 12 mins. (打扁4个香茅,释放香味.在蒸盘上摆上香茅和芫茜根,将鱼放在上面。当水煮开后,把鱼放入锅里蒸9分钟。您可以根据鱼的大小来调整计时,时间范围应该在9 - 12分钟里。)
Step 2: Prepare the Thai Sauce (准备泰式酱)
  1. While the fish is steaming, boil the chicken stock with the brown sugar until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Add minced garlic, chilli, lemongrass slices, fish sauce and lime juice to the chicken stock. Stir to mix well. Adjust the measurement of the above ingredients to your personal preference until you achieve a good balance of salty, sour, spicy and sweet. (在一个锅里,用小火煮鸡汤和黑糖,直到糖溶化,把火熄掉。把蒜,小辣椒,香茅片,鱼露和青柠汁加入鸡汤里,搅拌均匀。 您可以以各人口味调整材料,直到您达到您喜欢的咸,酸,辣,甜度。
Step 3: Complete the dish (上菜咯!)
  1. After the fish is cooked, transfer to a serving plate. Sprinkle with coriander, and pour the lime sauce over the fish. (鱼蒸熟后,转移到另一个盘上。撒上切碎的芫茜,然后浇上泰式酱。)