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Steamed Baby Barramundi with Ginger and Coriander

Time: 45 minutes. Serves: 2


  • Baby barramundi, whole

  • 10g Fresh Ginger

  • ¼ bunch fresh coriander

  • 4 stalks Spring onion

  • ¼ tspn Sea salt

  • 50mL Vegetable oil

  • Soy Seasoning

  • 3 tspn Light soy

  • ½ tspn Dark soy

  • 2 tspn Water

  • 1 tspn Sugar

  • ½ tspn Sesame oil


  • 1.

    Put a steamer on the boil.

  • 2.

    Rinse and dry the baby barramundi, and make a slash on the thickest part of its back. Set aside.

  • 3.

    Finely slice the spring onion and fresh ginger.

  • 4.

    Arrange the fish on a plate, place 2 spring onions under the fish and one slice of ginger inside the belly of the fish.

  • 5.

    When steamer is boiling, place the Barramundi within in and steam over high heat for 10 minutes.

  • 6.

    Make the soy seasoning in a pot and slowly bring to the boil. Once it boils, set aside.

  • 7.

    When the fish is ready, remove from the steamer and drain any liquid on the plate.

  • 8.

    Arrange the finely cut fresh ginger and spring onion over the fish and drizzle the soy seasoning over the fish.

  • 9.

    Heat the vegetable oil in a pot until smoking hot, pour over the steamed fish, spring onion and fresh ginger.

  • 10.

    Garnish with sprigs of fresh coriander. Clean plate and serve.

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