Chinese Steamed White Fish Fillet with Tofu (Cantonese Style)

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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!

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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

  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.

  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.

  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
14g Fat
13g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 280
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 801mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 33mg 165%
Calcium 448mg 34%
Iron 7mg 41%
Potassium 565mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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