Japanese Steamed Fish
|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|
|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)|
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.
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.
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.
11. Pour the sauce over the fish and serve sprinkled with minced onions.