For a light meal that’s packed full of flavour and nutrients and every bit warm and nourishing, try this bowl of brothy noodles with steamed blue eye cod.


  • 2 pieces firm fish (flathead, blue eye cod or snapper)

  • ¾ cup fish, chicken or vegetable broth

  • 2 Tbsp shao hsing Chinese cooking wine

  • 2 Tbsp tamari

  • 1 tsp sesame oil

  • 1 Tbsp mirin

  • 2 Tbsp ginger, minced

  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced

  • ½ cup mixed mushrooms

  • 2 bok choy bulbs, halved lengthways

  • ½ packet (approx. 200g) quinoa soba noodles, cooked to manufacturer’s instructions

  • ½ cup coriander leaves

  • 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced *optional

  • 1 fresh lime

  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds, toasted


  • 1.

    Place the fish in a shallow steaming bowl or bamboo steamer basket and top with minced ginger, a few drops of sesame oil 1 Tbsp of the tamari

  • 2.

    Steam the fish until just cooked through, approx. 7 minutes

  • 3.

    Then, place the bok choy inside the steamer on top off the fish. Cover again and let it steam for a further minute until the bok choy has softened and the fish is cooked. The flesh should break away easily when prodded with a fork

  • 4.

    To make the broth: in a small pot, add broth, shao hsing cooking wine, tamari, sesame oil, mirin, mushrooms and half the spring onions, then bring to the boil

  • 5.

    To serve, place half the noodles in the bottom of a large soup plate and gently pour the broth and mushrooms

  • 6.

    Top with the bok choy then the fish

  • 7.

    Garnish with remaining ginger and spring onions, coriander leaves, chilli and a squeeze of lime juice

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Posted by RallyReport
Where do I buy Quinoa noodles in Melbourne? I have tried supermarkets, organic shop in Croydon.
Posted by MustikaReport
Me2, where can I buy the Quinoa noodles in Sydney upper Northshore??..