Steamed Red Snapper with Ginger Root

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 15 min 2
Steamed Red Snapper with Ginger Root
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2 sprig Cilantro (coriander)
4 piece, 1-inch Ginger root
1/2 tbsp Rice wine vinegar
1/2 tsp Salt
1 fish (1300gm) Snapper, raw (Red-Snapper)
2 tbsp Soy sauce
1 tbsp Sunflower oil
2 green onion (stem) Green onion


Rinse and drain fish.

On both sides of fish, cut deep incisions across width at 3 cm (1") intervals.

Sprinkle with salt inside and out.

Cut spring onions into 2 or 3 sections, then slice lengthways into thin strips. Julienne ginger slices. Insert spring onions and ginger into incisions – any excess can be placed inside fish.

Place fish in a steamer. Steam on a medium heat for about 10 minutes.

Place fish on a serving dish.

Mix soy sauce and vinegar and pour over fish.

Remove water from wok (or skillet). Add oil to wok, heat till sizzling and pour over fish.

Garnish with chopped coriander and serve.


An Asian inspired receipe with a rich source of heart healthy marine omega-3 fats. Serve over parboiled rice for a complete meal.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 293
Calories from fat 90
Calories from saturated fat 11.4
Total Fat 10.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.5 g
Cholesterol 77 mg
Sodium 1976 mg
Potassium 1071 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
Sugars 0.8 g
Protein 45 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 2.3
Vegetables 0.7

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