Friday, October 28, 2011

Steamed Fish with Chai Po

Hello there! I've been MIA for quite a while.
Probably went astray and couldn't find my way back.
Nah! Seriously, I have been procastinating! That's a 'bad' word!
Blame it on K-drama! Blame it on Plants & Zombies!
Okay! Okay! The blame's on me!

A couple of weeks ago, my dear hubby went on another fishing trip. This time he spent 4 days and 3 nights on the high seas off some Indonesian island. The weather was bad, the waves were high, the boat was rocking, getting seasick was inevitable! I was anxious for his safety especially after the recent incident off Pulau Aur.
Thank God! He returned safely with a big load of fish! Though the sea was rough, the catch was good! What price to pay for such rewards!!
As usual,we distributed the fish to relatives, friends and neighbours.
And we kept some favourites and this one ended up on the table the very next day!

The Red Grouper was Number ONE on our table, dressed in
chai po!

The crew scaling the Snappers, making it easier for me!

More Snappers!

Groupers grouping in a group! (LoL!)

Steamed Fish with Chai Po
A packet of sweet chai po (preserved white radish)
3 cloves garlic, chopped
3 to 4 chilli padi, sliced
Spring onions for garnishing

1. Saute garlic for a minute, then add in chai po and chilli and fry for 5 minutes. Set aside.

2. Prepare steamer. Once water boils, place fish in and steam for about 8 mimutes. Timing to cook fish depends on its size and thickness.

3. Once fish is done, pour chai po over and garnish. Yum!

Fin up! You're first !

Yummy Yum Yum!



    It's so expensive to buy a whole fish now.
    I wish to have the red red one in the first pic.. still have ah? Sell to me, LOL.

  2. Wendy, if you were my neighbour, you would have a share too!

  3. No way that I can find red snappers here ;-(( Miss them...

  4. This is an expensive fish ... lucky you. So fresh must taste damn good!

  5. Hi Angie,
    Yup, red snappers are not so commonly and easily caught. My hubby was lucky!

    Hi Cheah,
    The fish was good to the bones.


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