Chinese Style Steamed Moi

Our favorite preparation for fish



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Recipe CategoriesAsian Fish & Seafood Local Favorites


1eachmedium size whole moi or tai fish, white fleshed
 Eachsalt, as needed
2stalkgreen onions
2Tablespoonsoy sauce
1⁄2Teaspoonrice wine vinegar
1Tablespoonvegetable oil
 Eachcoriander leaves, as needed


  1. Rinse and drain fish.
  2. On both sides of fish, cut deep incisions across width at 1" intervals.
  3. Sprinkle with salt inside and out.
  4. Cut green onions into 2-3 sections, then slice lengthwise into thin strips.
  5. Julienne ginger slices.
  6. Insert spring onions and ginger into incisions, any excess can be placed inside fish.
  7. Steam fish in a wok.
  8. Steam on a medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  9. Place fish on a serving dish.
  10. Mix soy sauce and vinegar and pour over fish.
  11. Remove water from wok.
  12. Add oil to wok, heat till sizzling and pour over fish.
  13. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve.


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