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Chinese-Style Steamed Fish Fillet

Looking for a quick and easy fish recipe? Our Chinese inspired steamed fish fillet would be your perfect choice! This dish only takes 5 minutes of cook time and is full of fresh umami flavors.

CUISINES: Chinese
LEVEL: EASY
TIME: 30 min
SERVING: 1 People
INGREDIENTS:
LET'S START
Step 1
Step 1
Step 1
Pour 2 1/2 cups of water into a medium saucepan, then add the carrot, celery, shallot, cilantro, green onion, dill, black peppercorn, light soy sauce and fish sauce. Bring the stock to a boil over medium-high heat, then cover with lid and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
Step 2
Step 2
Step 2
In another small saucepan, heat about 1/2 cup of cooking oil over medium heat, quickly fry the marjoram and basil until aromatic, remove the herbs and set aside on a paper towel lined plate.
Step 3
Step 3
Step 3
Cut off the top and bottom of the red bell pepper, remove the seeds and trim off any membrane inside, then slice pepper into thin strips and soak in a small bowl of cold water.
Step 4
Step 4
Step 4
Slice green onion into thin shreds, and place it into the same bowl of water with the peppers
Step 5
Step 5
Step 5
Fillet the striped bass, peel rainbow carrots and arrange the carrots on a plate, place fish fillet over the carrots.
Step 6
Step 6
Step 6
Season the fish with fresh lemon juice and salt. Slice ginger into thin shreds and place it over the fish.
Step 7
Step 7
Step 7
Fill a large, deep skillet with 2 inches of water. Place a steamer rack in the center, cover and bring the water to a boil. Put the plate on the rack, cover and steam over high heat for 5 minutes.
Step 8
Step 8
Step 8
Strain the vegetable stock from step 1, whisk in butter and white pepper and set aside.
Step 9
Step 9
Step 9
To serve, ladle the sauce around the fish fillet. Remove shredded green onion and red bell pepper from the water and place it over the fish. Top the fish with fried marjoram and basil, drizzle with sesame oil, and enjoy immediately.