Steam Salmon w Blackbean Sauce
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Steam Salmon w Blackbean Sauce

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Serves 2

This is a very classic Chinese steam fish dish. It gives a richer flavor than the ginger+spring onions+soy sauce version. You can replace salmon with any fish you like. Hope you will like it!!

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  • 2 portions of Salmon
  • 1 tsp of Chinese dried black beans
  • 3 cloves of garlic (or more if u like)
  • 2 tsp of light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp of dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp of oil
  • 1 tsp of corn starch flour
  • small pinch of salt
  • small pinch of sugar
  • 1 tbsp of finely chopped ginger (optional)
  • 1 tbsp of finely chopped spring onions (optional)


    1. prepare a wok or steamer, fill it up with water and bring it to boil
    2. wash the black beans and soak them in hot water, set aside
    3. wash the salmon, put them in a nice plate, set aside for steaming later on
    4. finely chop the garlic, then add in the black beans, give them a few chopping to mix them together
    5. put all the other seasoning ingredients (not the ginger and spring onions) in a bowl, mix them together, add in the garlic and black beans to make a paste
    6. spread the paste on the salmon, add in the ginger and spring onions on top
    7. the water should be boiling now, put in the fish and steam it for 10 minutes!!! best served with rice, lots of rice!!!

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