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Japanese Steamed Fish

Ingredients
  Sesame seeds 50 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Sake/Water /white wine 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Fresh ginger root 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fish 2 Pound (Of Your Choice, 1 Kilogram)
  Vegetable oil 15 Milliliter (3 Teaspoon)
  Soy sauce 60 Milliliter (Kikkoman If Available, 1/4 Cup)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon, freshly ground
  Green onions 125 Milliliter, minced (1/2 Cup)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a small glass bowl, place the sesame seeds and the 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil.
2. Place the bowl in the microwave and cook on High for 1 or 2 minutes, stirring 3 times.
3. Stop cooking when the sesame seeds are golden brown, and keep aside.

MAKING
4. In a large microwaveable dish, pour the Sake, water or white wine, ginger root and salt.
5. Cover the dish and cook for 5 minutes in the microwave at Medium to bring out the delicate ginger flavor.
6. Add the fish to the hot liquid and baste it 3 or 4 times.
7. Cover again and cook for 5 to 7 more minutes at Medium-High depending on type of fish used. It should be done when it flakes with a fork.
8. Let it stand covered, for a while.

FINALIZING
9. In a bowl, mix the vegetable oil, soy sauce, pepper and the fried sesame seeds.
10. Place in the microwave, and heat for 40 seconds at High.

SERVING
11. Pour the sauce over the fish and serve sprinkled with minced onions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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