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Chinese Steamed White Fish Fillet with Tofu (Cantonese Style)

This looks like a lot of ingredients but you’ll find it’s really easy to do…and so beautiful and tasty at the same time!!! Serve this with steamed jasmine rice and stir-fried or steamed Asian veggies. An easy and healthy meal!

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 30 mins
Servings: 4
Yield: 4 servings

1 Thai chile, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 (1/2 inch) piece fresh ginger, minced
1 tablespoon black bean sauce
2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
2 tablespoons white soy sauce
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 pinch white pepper
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon cold water
¾ pound white fish fillets
1 (16 ounce) package tofu, drained and cubed
1 cup green onion, finely chopped


Step 1
Bring about 1 1/2 inches of water to boil in a pot fitted with a steamer basket.

Step 2
In a large bowl, stir together the chile, garlic, ginger, and black bean sauce. Stir in dark and white soy sauces, vegetable oil, sugar, and white pepper. In a small cup, mix together the cornstarch and water. Stir into the sauce. Cut fish fillets into thin strips, add to bowl, and coat well.

Step 3
When water in steamer has reached a boil, carefully place the tofu cubes in a single layer in the basket, and steam, covered, for 2 minutes. Place the fish strips on top of the tofu; cover and steam for another 3 minutes.

Step 4
Remove and garnish with chopped green onion. Serve with steamed white rice and stir-fried or steamed Asian vegetables.

Nutrition Facts
Per Serving: 280 calories; protein 27.3g; carbohydrates 12.6g; fat 14.1g; cholesterol 51.2mg; sodium 800.5mg.