Steamed cod with soy sauce
Cuisine: Chinese
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Serves: 1-2
  • 160g cod fillet, rinsed then pat dry
  • 20g ginger, sliced
  • 2 sprigs scallion - 1 spring cut into 3-inch segments, 1 sprig chop into small pieces (for topping the cooked cod)
  • 90ml water
  • 15ml light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  1. Place half the amount of ginger and the scallions for steaming with the cod.
  2. Steam cod for 5-7min (put in the cod only when the water is boiling, timing depends on the thickness of your fillet).
  3. In a small saucepan, heat the saucepan then add the olive oil and sesame oil.
  4. When the oil is hot, add the ginger and scallions and stir-fry till fragrant.
  5. the soy sauce, water and sugar then bring the mixture to a boil.
  6. Simmer on a low heat for about a minute.
  7. Discard the water, ginger and scallions from the steaming plate.
  8. Transfer cod from steaming plate to a serving plate.
  9. Pour the sauce over the cod and top with scallions.
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