Fish vindaye | Pickled fish in a jar sounds unappetising until you try this beautiful, easy recipe for white fish fillets infused with ginger, garlic and spices – it’s filled with flavour, low in fat (which always helps!) and high in protein and omega 3. I add vindaye to steamed rice for lunch or an easy dinner ... and I imagine that if I lived in tropical Mauritius, I’d want to eat this all the time to maximise the time spent under a palm tree rather than in the kitchen!
Ginger, orange and star anise poached fish
Ginger, orange and star anise poached fish | After a quick dinner that's big in flavour and low in fat? We have the recipe for you. Think aromatic broth, gently poached fish and steamed Asian greens. Healthy and incredibly delicious, this one is a no-brainer for mid-week meals.
Steamed Cantonese-style fish
Steamed Cantonese-style fish | This delicious recipe is healthy and low fat without compromising on flavour.Each serving provides 141kcal, 20g protein, 3.5g carbohydrate (of which 3g sugars), 5g fat (of which 0.8g saturates), 0.3g fibre and 3.6g salt.
Steamed ginger fish served with egg-fried rice
Steamed ginger fish served with egg-fried rice | Lightly steaming the fish allows all the flavours to shine in this easy Chinese fried rice recipe.Each serving provides 253kcal, 25g protein, 2g carbohydrate (of which 1.5g sugars), 16g fat (of which 3.5g saturates), 0.1g fibre and 3.9g salt.
Fish steamed with pandan and lemongrass (pla nung takrai)
Fish steamed with pandan and lemongrass (pla nung takrai) | Steaming is a brilliant way to deal with a large, whole fish, although you do need a very large saucepan and bamboo steam basket to accommodate it. This recipe will work equally as well with plate-sized fish (about 400 g each) and you don’t have to stick with snapper, either. Use bream, barramundi, perch, coral trout or any other white-fleshed fish you prefer. Just cook them for 12 or so minutes less.
Plaice with pea purée, bacon, new potatoes and asparagus
Plaice with pea purée, bacon, new potatoes and asparagus | A healthy and delicious meal of steamed fish and vegetables.Equipment and preparation: for this recipe you will need a two-tier bamboo steamer.
Steamed fish with salted soy beans and glass noodles
Steamed fish with salted soy beans and glass noodles | This easy recipe from Luke Nguyen is brimming with incredible flavours, from the ginger, Chinese salted soy beans, chilli and fresh coriander. The fish is first steamed in the sauce, then smoking-hot peanut oil is poured over to finish.
Steamed fish in banana leaf
Steamed fish in banana leaf | This is a classic Lao recipe for steamed fish in banana leaf. The marinade for the snapper is just amazing - a deeply fragrant blend of Asian herbs and spices. Look for any unfamiliar ingredients at Asian grocery stores.
Steamed barramundi with rice
Steamed barramundi with rice | This simple recipe for steamed fish was prepared at the launch of Measure Up, the Government’s latest initiative in the fight against obesity, by Ying Tam and Ken Yau of Ying's Chinese Seafood Restaurant. Serve as part of a shared meal.
Thai steamed salmon
Thai steamed salmon | A must for all recipe binders - this quick and easy, healthy steamed fish recipe is bursting with fresh flavour. This meal provides 346 kcal, 38.7g protein, 2.4g carbohydrate (of which 2.3g sugars), 20.1g fat (of which 3.4g saturates), 2.8g fibre and 4.7g salt per portion.