This zesty steamed fish is perfect for busy people who can't get enough of seafood.


  • 4 fish fillets

  • 1 lime, zested and juiced

  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce

  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar

  • 1 long red chilli, deseeded and finely diced

  • 2 tablespoons coriander,

  • finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons mint, finely

  • chopped

  • extra coriander leaves


  • 1.

    Place fish in a shallow dish. Combine lime juice, rind, fish sauce, brown sugar and chilli. Pour over the fish, cover and marinate for 10 minutes.

  • 2.

    Place the fish on a plate, top with coriander and mint. Put in a bamboo steamer over simmering water. Steam for 4 to 5 minutes or until cooked.

  • 3.

    Serve garnished with extra coriander leaves.


Rachel McGlashan’s 'Dinner with the Fishwife' is a cookbook for busy people who love seafood. For more info, contact New Holland

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Posted by tricopoReport
Amazing recipe Rachel and great wine match Angus - served at recent dinner party and sooooo well received. Thanks ! .