https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/1332/steamed-blue-eye-cod

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This light and fresh steamed blue eye cod is packed full of flavour and ready in just 10 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 2 blue eye cod fillets, approx 150g each (or similar white fish)

  • 2 Tbsp fish sauce

  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice

  • ½ Tbsp maple syrup 

  • 2 bok choy, cut in half

  • 1 long red chilli's, deseeded and sliced

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced

  • 2 Tbsp fresh coriander leaves, roughly chopped

  • ¼ tsp sesame oil

  • 1 green shallot, sliced, to garnish

  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds, to garnish

  • 1 fresh lime, cut in to wedges, to serve

Method

  • 1.

    Place the fish in a shallow steaming bowl or bamboo steamer basket

  • 2.

    Mix the fish sauce, lime juice and maple syrup together and pour half over the fish, reserving the other ½ for the sauce

  • 3.

    Steam the fish until just cooked through, approx. 8 minutes

  • 4.

    While the fish is cooking, blanch the bok choy quickly in boiling salted water and set aside, then make the sauce

  • 5.

    To make the sauce, add the minced garlic, ginger, chilli, sesame oil and coriander to the reserved ½ of the fish sauce, lime juice and maple syrup mix

  • 6.

    To serve, place the bok choy on a serving plate and gently place the fish on top. Pour over the sauce and finish by garnishing with sesame seeds and shallots and a squeeze of fresh lime juice

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