Cholesterol Friendly Steamed Ginger Fish


This simple fish recipe is the perfect dish for a Winter’s night. It is quick, light, healthy and full of immune boosting ginger and garlic. You can also bulk it up with as many steamed or stir fried seasonal vegetables as you like. Enjoy!


  • 4 firm white fish fillets (we like to use snapper or barramundi)
  • 3 spring onions thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp fresh ginger thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup chicken stock
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Lots of green veggies (we like broccoli, bok-choy or baby spinach)
  • Handful bean shoots (optional)



  1. Line a vegie steamer with baking paper (or you can wrap the fish in baking paper & cook in the oven for 20 mins).
  2. Place fish, ginger and spring onions in centre and pour over tamari, stock and sesame oil.
  3. Steam over boiling water for 10 mins or until fish is tender.
  4. In a large fry pan, add garlic and your choice of green veggies and stir fry until tender.
  5. Serve with steamed or stir fry veggies and steamed rice (we like a mix of brown rice & quinoa) and top with bean sprouts (optional).
  6. Optional extras – freshly grated turmeric, kaffir lime leaves, lemon, chilli, lemongrass, coriander.

Serves 4


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