Steamed Crucian Carp

Steamed Crucian Carp

Show your love for your family with this nutrient-rich oriental recipe!
 
Total Time: 45 minutes
Prep: –
Cook: –
Ingredients Serves 5
Steamed Crucian Carp
Fresh Carp
1
Ginger
2cm
Spring onions, sliced
3-4 stalks
Hot pepper or red chillies, sliced
1
Soy sauce
7-8 tbsp
Peanut oil
4-5 tbsp
Cooking wine
2-3 tbsp
Salt
To taste
Method
Steamed Crucian Carp

Step 01

Prepare raw ingredients and clean the carp.
Step 02
Score the flesh of the carp, add salt, cooking wine and leave it for 10 minutes.
Step 03
Slice the onion, ginger and spring onions.
Step 04
Place sliced ginger and onions underneath the carp on a plate. Steam it for 15 minutes.
Step 05
Open the lid, add the soy sauce and place some ginger on top of the carp. Close the lid and cook the fish for another 5-7 minutes or until the flesh is flaky.
Step 06
Place 4-5 tablespoons peanut oil in a hot pan, remove steamed fish from steamer and pour the hot peanut oil on top of the carp.
Step 07
Garnish it with spring onions and sliced red chillies.

Fun fact: This fish dinner meal is a traditional Han dish, originated from the Sichuan Province.