Steamed Cod Fish
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Serves: 1-2
  • a serving of cod fillet
  • a touch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons cooking wine
  • a handful of thinly sliced ginger strips
  • 1 small hot chili pepper, sliced (optional)
  • a handful of shredded scallion
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned soy sauce for seafood
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  1. Marinate the cod fillet with salt and cooking wine for 10 minutes.
  2. Top the cod fillet with ginger and chili pepper.
  3. After the water starts to boil, continue to steam for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from steamer, dress with seasoned soy sauce for seafood, and place the scallion to top.
  5. Heat oil in a cast iron pan until reaching smoke point, carefully pour the hot oil onto the fish.
  6. Serve and enjoy while hot!
Adjust steaming time baed on the thickness of your fillet, if 1-inch or thicker, steam for 10 minutes or so, if less than 1-inch, reduce the time by 2-3 minutes.
To check if the fish has been cooked, gently poke the fillet in the middle with a fork, if flakes easily, it is done. Otherwise, add 1-2 more minutes to cooking time.

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