Steamed Fish with Mayonnaise

Have you tried or seen this dish before? Looks like a fiesta fish, right? This colorful dish is simply referred to as Fish with Mayonnaise. A large fish such as a grouper is steamed and then dressed with colorful minced ingredients.

This Steamed fish with Mayonnaise Recipe makes use of a large grouper. I started to prepare it by rubbing salt all over the fish before steaming it in a wide steamer. Once the fish is cooked, a mayonnaise mixture is spread on top of it and dressed with a colorful array of minced veggies and boiled eggs.

I like eating fish with mayonnaise with saltine crackers. This does not really blend well with rice, although you can always scrape the mayonnaise away and eat the steamed fish with rice. Don’t forget the soy sauce and calamansi (or lemon) dip though.

Try this Steamed Fish with Mayonnaise Recipe. Happy cooking!

Steamed Fish with Mayonnaise

Steamed Fish with Mayonnaise


  • 1 whole grouper (lapu-lapu), about 3 to 5 lbs.
  • 1 medium red onion, minced
  • 3/4 cup minced red bell pepper
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, minced
  • 3/4 cup minced carrot
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt, to rub all over the fish

Cooking Procedure

  1. Clean the fish by removing the innards, gills, and scales (if necessary).
  2. Rub salt on the inner and outer parts of the fish.
  3. Pour-in about 1 to 1 1/2 quart water in a wide steamer. Let boil.
  4. Steam the fish for 35 to 50 minutes.
  5. Remove the fish from the steamer and then arrange on a serving plate. Let the excess water drip.
  6. Meanwhile, combine mayonnaise, sweet pickle relish, salt, and pepper.
  7. When the fish reaches room temperature, spread the mayonnaise mixture over the fish.
  8. Arrange the red onion, bell pepper, eggs, and carrots on top of the mayonnaise in the order specified.
  9. Refrigerate the fish for 3 hours.
  10. Serve. Share and enjoy!

Number of servings (yield): 6

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