Thursday, June 10, 2010

Steamed Fish fillet with Rice vermicelli | 13 comments:





When I saw Anncoo's  post on 'Steamed prawns with vermicelli' some time ago,  I told myself that I must make something like this.  So, I tweaked it a bit and managed to come up with this  ....... 'Steamed Fish fillet with Rice Vermicelli'.



Marinate the fish fillet with the seasoning, keep aside for a while.  Then arrange them on a bed of soaked rice vermicelli, steam under rapidly boiling water for about 8 mins. and then dinner is ready!






A nutritious and  healthy one dish meal enough for 3 servings ........ serve with some chopped chilly and Enjoy!

Ingredients
  • 300 gm fish fillet, sliced
  • 120 gm rice vermicelli (thin type for soup)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1  tsp each of - salt and oyster sauce
  • 2  tsp fish sauce
  • 6 pips garlic - chopped
  • 3  Tbsp oil
  • 2  Tbsp Shaoxing wine
  • Red chilly and chopped spring onion for garnishing
Seasoning for fish fillet
  • 2  tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2  tsp sesame oil
  • 10 gm young ginger - chopped
  • A dash of pepper
Preparation
  1. Wash and slice up the fish fillet, mix with the seasoning and keep aside for an hour or so.
  2. Soak the rice vermicelli in water for about 1/2 an hr or till soft, rinse again in water.  Drain and place on a plate for steaming.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the steamer with water and bring it to the boil.
  4. Mix the salt, oyster and fish sauce in  the cup of water and pour it over the rice vermicelli.
  5. Arrange the marinated fish fillet on the rice vermicelli.
  6. Saute the chopped garlic with the oil and keep aside.
  7. Steam the plate of vermicelli over rapidly boiling water for 8 mins.
  8. Turn off heat, drizzle in 2 Tbsp Shaoxing wine and add in the garlic oil mixture.
  9. Garnish with red chilly and spring onions, add a dash of pepper.
  10. Serve hot with chopped garlic, chilly and light soya sauce dip.

13 comments:

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  1. Such a clean & healthy dish! Hassle free as well. I bet it taste fantastic. Hope you're having a pleasant evening.
    Night night,
    Kristy

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  2. Steamed vermicelli?! Interesting. I have to try this!

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  3. This is pretty simple and delicious! Great idea, will cook this on my lazy days:D Thanks for sharing.
    Cheers!

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  4. This is a real healthy dish. Have to try it out...hassle free no doubt :)

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  5. penny, Yes, it's healthy and hassle free!

    Kristy.
    Yes, tastes wonderful esp with chopped bird eye chillies and garlic. You have a great weekend too!

    pigpigscorner
    Yes, do try it! Easy one-dish meal!

    You are welcome, Jeannie!

    Elin, yes, just nice for the two of you!

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  6. I also want to cook this way for the balance fish from the 5kg fish that i bought ealier, so yummy.

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  7. This is a very light, healthy yet very flavourful steamed dish. I am sure these vermicelli would taste really great after absorbing all the juice from the fish.

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  8. Yes it does, Angie.

    Gosh, Sonia, 5 kg fish, going to feed a multitiude? Do try it, it's delicious.

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  9. Looks good! The noodles must have soaked up all the deliciousness!

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  10. I tried this last night, for dinner, with red snapper, the only one I could find. Two small pathetic snapper costed me AUD11.67. Can you imagine??? But it was yummy and thanks! I added a lot more ginger though because we're both simply ginger freak!

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  11. 3 hungry tummies
    Yes, all the goodness have been absorbed by the vermicelli.

    Quinn
    Glad you liked it. Dollar for dollar, think the price is ok. Prices of fish have gone up quite a fair bit here too. But if we were to convert, then of course it's expensive.

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  12. This reminds me of Hong Kong...they like to steam clams topped with fried garlic over glass noodles...yum yum.

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