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…

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…

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…

Prepare a Christmas Feast with a King Crab

Yesterday when my husband and I were buying groceries in a supermarket, we noticed there was sale of king crab. Turkey is too big for us to have for Christmas, so a king crab sounds a good idea. Today when I got up, the first thing I needed to do is to defreeze the king…

Fish And Chips

My husband is a crazy fan of fish and chips. When we dine out, I always choose dish from different cuisine, but he just has fish and chips in his tray, almost every time. As the only chef at home. I feel it is my mission to learn how to cook delicious fish and chips….

Butter Lemon Cod Fillet

1. Preheat oven to 180 degree C. 2. Melt 20g butter, then mix in fresh juice of half small lemon. Also add in 1/2 tsp garlic powder. 3. In a bowl, add in 1/4 cup flour, some salt, black pepper and a little mixed herbs. 4. Dip cod fillet in butter mixture first then in…

Lemon Sauced Salmon

1. Wipe salmon with kitchen towel and make them dry. 2. Sprinkle some salt. 3. Heat some oil in a skillet on stove till smoke hot. 4. Put salmon fillet in skillet. 3 mins for each side. 5. Add in chopped garlic. Sauté a bit. 6. Pour in lemon sauce ( fresh lemon juice: sugar…

Baked Half Salmon Fish Head 

This dish may look a bit scary, but it’s very delicious and easy. First, sprinkle salt and black pepper over both sides of fish head ( I just used half of fish head). Then let it rest for around 30 mins. Preheat oven to 160 degree C. Bake for 15 mins. After that, turn to…

Tenggiri in Dark Sauce

1. Heat a little oil in the pan. Fry tenggiri filet till a bit golden brown. 2. Add in 1 tsp light soy sauce, 1/2 tsp dark soy sauce, 1 tsp sugar. Stir fry evenly and let filet coat with sauce. 3. Pour in enough hot water covers filet. Add in star anise and ginger…

Fish & Potato Chips

My husband is a big fan of fish and chips. So I tried to cook this dish at home. I cooked two kinds of fried fish fillet. First, cut fish fillet into smaller size. And marinated with a little salt and black pepper. 1st. In a bowl, mix a small bowl of flour, 1/2 tsp…