Xun Yu 熏鱼 Recipe

It's a classic Shanghai dish. 1. Prepare a fish or fish fillet. Cut into slices about 1.5-2 cm thick. 2. Place fish slices in a bowl. Marinate with cooking wine, ginger slices and chopped spring onion. 3. Drain the fish. Pat them with kitchen towel. Cos next step is to deep fry them. If fish... Continue Reading →


My First Try On Nasi Lemak

Nasi Lemak is a Malay dish. When I first came to Singapore, I tried it. But didn't have any deep impressions on it. The specialty of it lies in rice, which is cooked with coconut milk. But when I had it before, rice was cold, so I couldn't taste the fragrance of coconut milk. The... Continue Reading →

Oven Roasted Fish

1. Cut fish 2 or 3 times on both sides. 2. Put fish into a big bowl, add in 2 tablespoon cooking wine and several ginger slices. Marinate for half an hour. 3. Wipe fish dry with kitchen towel. 4. Sprinkle salt and white pepper over fish. 5. Heat 2-3 tablespoon oil in the pan.... Continue Reading →

Steamed Greasy Grouper

1. Sprinkle salt evenly over and inside the grouper. 2. Place several ginger slices in a plate. Then put the grouper over them. 3. Put several tofu pieces in the plate too. It's optional, if you don't like tofu, just skip this step. 4. In a small bowl, add in 1 tablespoon cooking wine and... Continue Reading →

Sweet & Sour Fish

1. Cut fish into slices or small chunks. Beat one egg in a bowl and prepare 1/2 cup corn starch in another bowl. 2. Dip fish in egg first and then in starch. Let them be coated with starch evenly. 3. Deep fry fish slices till golden brown. Set aside. 4. Heat 1 tablespoon oil... Continue Reading →

Seared Seer Fish

This is a very simple dish. Prepare marinade: In a small bowl, mix 2 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp ground ginger, 2 tsp minced garlic, 1 tsp paprika powder, and a little water. To make it into paste. Brush marinade onto two sides of seer fish steak. Let the fish be marinated... Continue Reading →

Steamed Pomfret Fish

1. Prepare a pomfret fish. 2 shiitake mushrooms slices, 4 cherry tomatoes, 4 plums, ginger slices and chopped spring onion. 2. Put 3-4 ginger slices into the fish belly. 3. In a plate, spread some shiitake slices and ginger slices. Place fish over them. 4. Put tomatoes and plums beside the fish. 5. Sprinkle a... Continue Reading →

Braised Fish in Brown Sauce

Fish is a must-have dish during Chinese New Year. In Chinese fish is 鱼 (yú), which sounds like another character 余. 余 means extra or surplus. So we always say 年年有余 (nián nián yǒu yú),that means May you always get more than you wish. Braised fish in brown sauce is a regularly-seen dish on Chinese... Continue Reading →

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