Sea Bream with ginger

duration30 mins
meal_typeLunch, Dinner


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 5 shallot peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 fresh ginger root peeled and cut into thin strips
  • 5 dried chilli peppers deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 ikan bilis or chicken stock
  • 1 tsp sesame seed oil
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 500 g sea bream
  • 2 stalk coriander leaf
  • 2 spring onion trimmed and shredded


  1. Heat the water in the steamer. In a small frying pan heat the vegetable oil.
  2. Add the sliced shallots, ginger and chili pepper. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the Ikan Bilis stock, sesame oil and oyster sauce and fry for a 1 minute.
  4. Place the fish portions on a heatproof dish. Cover the fish with shallot, ginger mixture.
  5. Place in the steamer and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Place the fish portions on a serving dish.
  7. Spoon over the liquid from the cooking plate.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves, lemon slices and the shredded spring onion.
  9. Serve hot.
Please be mindful of any allergies you and/or your family may have before you try out this recipe.