Steamed Fish with Spicy Lime and Garlic Sauce

Ingredients :

  • For the Fish:
  • 2 white fish fillets (such as sea bass, cod, or tilapia)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the Sauce:
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-2 red chili peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Préparations :

1. Prepare the Fish:

  • Season the fish fillets with soy sauce, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Let them marinate for about 10 minutes.

2. Steam the Fish:

  • Place the fish fillets in a steaming basket or on a heatproof plate. Steam over boiling water for about 10-12 minutes, or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.

3. Prepare the Sauce:

  • In a small bowl, combine the minced garlic, sliced chili peppers, fish sauce, lime juice, soy sauce, and sugar. Mix well until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Stir in the green onions and chopped cilantro.

4. Serve:

  • Once the fish is cooked, transfer it to a serving plate.
  • Spoon the spicy lime and garlic sauce over the steamed fish.
  • Garnish with additional cilantro and sliced chili peppers if desired.

5. Enjoy:

  • Serve immediately with steamed rice or vegetables.

This dish is a wonderful combination of fresh, tangy, and spicy flavors, making it a perfect light and healthy meal. Enjoy!


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