Steamed Whole Fish With Shaoxing Wine And Soy Sauce Recipe

Steamed whole fish with Shaoxing wine and soy sauce is a classic Chinese dish that showcases the delicate flavors of fresh fish. The fish is steamed until it is tender and flaky, and then drizzled with a fragrant sauce made with Shaoxing wine, soy sauce, ginger, and garlic. This dish is simple yet elegant and is often served as a centerpiece for special occasions. It pairs well with steamed rice and stir-fried vegetables for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Steamed Whole Fish With Shaoxing Wine And Soy Sauce Recipe

  • 1/4 Whole Fish, Cleaned
  • as per your need Ginger Slices
  • as required Garlic Slices
  • 1/2 tablespoon Shaoxing Wine
  • 1/2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon Water
  • as per your need Green Onions, Chopped, For Garnish
  • as required Cilantro, Chopped, For Garnish
  • as needed Steamed Rice And Stir Fried Vegetables, For Serving

Directions: Steamed Whole Fish With Shaoxing Wine And Soy Sauce Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Clean the fish and pat it dry with paper towels.
  • STEP 2.Make diagonal cuts on both sides of the fish and stuff the cuts with ginger and garlic slices.
  • STEP 3.Place the fish on a heatproof plate and steam it for about 10-15 minutes or until cooked through.
  • STEP 4.In a small saucepan, heat Shaoxing wine, soy sauce, sugar, and water until the sugar dissolves.
  • STEP 5.Pour the sauce over the steamed fish and garnish with green onions and cilantro.
  • STEP 6.Serve the steamed whole fish hot with steamed rice and stir-fried vegetables.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose a fresh whole fish with clear eyes and shiny scales for the best flavor.
  • Make sure to steam the fish just until it is cooked through to avoid overcooking.
  • You can add sliced chili peppers for a spicy kick.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover steamed whole fish can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the fish gently in a steamer or microwave, taking care not to overcook it.
  • Serve the steamed whole fish as a centerpiece for a special occasion meal.
Nutrition
value
1065
calories per serving
96 g Fat6 g Protein41 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    96g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    41g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    41g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    96g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    112mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    34mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    89mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    105mg
  • Vitamin E
    15mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    70mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    129mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp