Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Fish Steamed with Soy Beans Recipe

(Ca Chung Tuong)

Ingredients : Serves 4

500 g

1/4 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

100 g


2.5 cm


2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon


1 teaspoon

250 ml

Sea bass, cleaned


Ground white pepper

Pork, thinly sliced

Spring onion (scallion), cut into 2.5 cm lengths

Ginger knob, peeled and julienned

Onion, peeled and sliced

Preserved soy beans

Light soy sauce

Red chilies, julienned


Water or stock

Method :
  • Make diagonal cuts on both sides of  fish.

  • Marinate with salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Leave for 15 minutes.

  • Mix pork with spring onion, ginger, onion, preserved soy beans, light soy sauce, chilies, sugar, remaining pepper and water or stock. Place on top of fish.

  • Steam for 15 minutes or until fish is cooked.

  • Serve hot with steamed rice.

You can also use any white fish filled if you prefer not to use a whole fish for this recipe.

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