Whole Steamed Fish

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
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1 (5 to 6 pound) black cod, gutted, head and tail on

1/4 cup ginger, julienne

1/4 cup scallions, julienne

Cabbage for lining steamer

2 tablespoons soy sauce

Peanut oil, heated to simmer


  1. Score the skin on the fish. Place some ginger and scallions inside the cavity, the rest on the skin. Put fish in a steamer lined with cabbage leaves. Steam for 10 minutes, or until the fish is fully cooked. Pour 1 to 2 tablespoons of soy sauce over fish, followed by hot peanut oil.
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