Steamed Fish With Young Ginger

Serving Size: 3-4

1 1/2 lb Fresh fish fillets or steaks
4 oz Fresh young ginger root
Juice of l lemon
2 tbs Peanut oil
1 tbs Sesame oil
6 Cloves garlic, finely sliced
3 tbs Sesame seeds
2 tbs Soy sauce
Banana leaves or aluminium foil
  • Wash and scale fish. Scrape skin off ginger and slice very thinly, then cut slices into very fine slivers (almost threads). Marinate ginger in strained lemon juice while preparing remaining ingredients.
  • Heat oils in a small pan and fry sliced garlic slowly, taking care not to let it burn. Slices should be pale golden. Pour oil and garlic over the ginger. In same pan dry fry the sesame seeds until golden brown. Add to ginger/garlic mixture. Add soy and mix well then sprinkle over fish fillets and steam in individual leaf or foil packages for 15 minutes

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