Steamed cod fish by Tung Lok chef

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For our Sunday Cook Off series this week we have a dish from Celebrity Chef Sam Leong. He has cooked for Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, Queen Elizabeth II of England and US presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton. Today, he shares with theAsianparent a quick and easy menu you can cook for your family.

steamed fish

1. Steamed Cod Fish in Superior Light Soy Sauce

Portion for: 4 persons

Ingredients: Cod fish (fillet) – 4 pieces

Seasoning for steamed cod fish:

  • Chicken consomme (or water) – 320 ml
  • Soy sauce – 70 ml
  • rock sugar – 20 ml
  • dark soy sauce – optional a few drops
  • spring onion – 2 stalks
  • ginger (sliced) – 5 pcs
  • coriander – 2 stalks

Garnish for steamed cod fish :

  • Choi sum (chinese vegetable) – poached
  • Spring onion (shredded)

Cooking Directions for steamed cod fish:

  1. Marinate the fish fillet with egg white (1), salt (1/4 tsp), sugar (1/4 tsp), sesame oil (a dash) and corn flour (2 tsp)
  2. Bring marinated cod fish to steam* for about 8 minutes (in a wok or steamer)
  3. Prepare Steam Fish light soy sauce**
  4. Sprinkle shredded spring onion on top of cod fish and pour piping hot oil over it
  5. Garnish the dish with choi sum, place the cod fish on top
  6. Pour hot Steamed Fish Light Soy Sauce over cod fish and spring onion

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