Steamed sweet chilli fish

Steamed sweet chilli fish

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  • 0:20 Prep
  • 0:10 Cook
  • 4 Servings
  • Capable cooks

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  • 1/3 cup sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 4 small salmon fillets
  • Steamed jasmine rice, to serve
  • Lime wedges, to serve

Cucumber salad

  • 3 Lebanese cucumbers
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves, roughly chopped


  • Step 1
    Combine sweet chilli sauce, sesame oil and fish sauce in a bowl. Place each salmon fillet on a large piece of baking paper. Drizzle with sweet chilli mixture. Fold paper edges and turn upwards to seal (so juices won’t run out) to form parcels.
  • Step 2
    Place parcels in steamer basket over frying pan of simmering water. Steam, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes or until just cooked through.
  • Step 3
    Make cucumber salad Meanwhile, use a vegetable peeler to cut long, thin ribbons from cucumbers. Place in a bowl. Add green onions, coriander and mint. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine.
  • Step 4
    Place fish on serving plates. Drizzle with juices from parcels. Serve with cucumber salad, rice and lime wedges.

  • Author: Annette Forrest
  • Image credit: Steve Brown
  • Publication: Super Food Ideas



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