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Steamed Fish with Scallions and Ginger

This is a recipe for steamed fish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Keyword: fish with ginger, healthy fish, scallion fish, steamed fish
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 208kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. red snapper cleaned and scales removed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 pieces scallions sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 knob ginger sliced into strips
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 teaspoons canola or vegetable oil


  • Make a series of diagonal cut on both sides of the fish using a knife.
  • Combine salt and sesame oil. Rub the mixture on the whole fish. Set aside
  • Combine soy sauce, ginger, scallions, and sherry.
  • Arrange the fish in a heat proof plate. Pour the soy sauce mixture on top.
  • Meanwhile, heat water on a base pan and then arrange the bamboo steamer on top of the pan.
  • Place the plate with fish inside the bamboo steamer. Cover and then steam for 10 to 16 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a sauce pan.
  • When the oil becomes hot, pour over the steamed fish
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 1155mg | Potassium: 655mg | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 0.6mg