Chinese steamed bass with cabbage

Chinese steamed bass with cabbage

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(11 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2

Try this flavour-packed, low-fat fish dish, perfect as a mid-week meal. It's full of omega 3 and counts as 1 of your 5-a-day.

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal188
  • fat8g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre4g
  • protein23g
  • salt0.74g
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Ingredients

  • 2 sea bass, or other white fish fillets
  • 1 green or red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh root ginger
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 300g green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 2 tsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp low salt soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

Method

  1. Sprinkle the fish with the chilli, ginger and a little salt. Steam the cabbage for 5 mins. Lay fish on top of the cabbage and steam for a further 5 mins until cooked through.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the oils in a small pan, add the garlic and quickly cook, stirring until lightly browned. Transfer the cabbage and fish to serving plates, sprinkle each with 1 tsp of soy sauce, then pour over the garlicky oil.

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Hanszinderfaan
4th Apr, 2019
Made this about a month ago and it was so good I decided it was time to do another. Last time I used a fresh chilli but felt that it had little impact on the taste. This time I used chillis (two small) which I had previously frozen from fresh and put the chopped chillis, chopped ginger and garlic in the oil mixture which I then cooked and put aside until the fish was steamed then spooned it over the fish after the soy sauce. I only used one teaspoon of soy sauce between the two rather one each. The result was much tastier.
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dave6376
15th Feb, 2019
4.05
Excellent, easy recipe. I used Savoy cabbage and chopped it in a food processor which was a lot quicker than doing it by hand. My steamer is only big enough to take the cabbage so I made the fish into a foil parcel and cooked it in a fan oven for about 8 minutes at 180C.
Dormouse7
21st Jul, 2015
Any ideas on what to use to bulk this out for a main meal - not carbs if possible?
jane911
7th Feb, 2016
Cauliflower rice ie cauliflower grated or put through a food processor until it is the size of rice or couscous. Don't go too far or it will be mush. You could make noodles from a vegetable with a spiralizer or a potato peeler.
beatrizqm
17th Dec, 2013
Very easy and healthy!
lyoung29
11th Aug, 2012
4.05
Yummy and did with cod too!
jweg1210
24th Mar, 2011
3.05
I loved, but husband disliked (hence on the fence rating) so probably won't rush to make again unless I want a virtuous solo supper. Used haddock fillets as had them in the freezer.
cingor
8th Apr, 2010
2.05
The recipe below is much easier and much more delicous http://www.simplyrecipes.co.uk/1/post/2010/04/miso-chilean-sea-bass.html
jrfarrim
4th Nov, 2008
Delicious! Lovely, quick med week meal. Chillis just add a kick, not hot as long as you take the seeks out.
ladykb
18th Aug, 2008
can someone advise if the chillies are just for a kick or if this is a HOT dish? looks yummy but dont eat HOT SPICEY food

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