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Japanese Steamed Fish

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  Sesame seeds 50 Milliliter
  Vegetable oil 5 Milliliter
  Sake/Water / white wine 60 Milliliter
  Ginger root 5 Milliliter
  Salt 2 Milliliter
  Fish 1 Kilogram
  Vegetable oil 15 Milliliter
  Soy sauce 60 Milliliter
  Fresh ground pepper 1 Milliliter
  Roasted sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Green onions 125 Milliliter

Place the sesame seeds and the 1 teaspoon (5 mL) vegetable oil in a small glass bowl.
Brown 1 or 2 minutes at HIGH, stirring 3 times.
When the sesame seeds are golden brown, set aside.
Choose a microwave-safe dish large enough to contain all the ingredients.
Pour into it the Sake, water or white wine, ginger root and salt.
Cover and microwave 5 minutes at MEDIUM to bring out the delicate ginger flavor.
Add the fish to the hot liquid, basting it 3 or 4 times.
Cover and microwave 5 to 7 minutes at MEDIUM-HIGH, depending on type of fish used.
Check doneness with a fork.
The fish is cooked when it flakes.
Let stand, covered, while you prepare the sauce.
To make the sauce Mix together in a microwave-safe bowl the vegetable oil, soy sauce, pepper and sesame seeds.
Microwave 40 seconds at HIGH.
Pour over the cooked fish and sprinkle with minced green onions.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1802 Calories from Fat 718

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g126.1%

Saturated Fat 12 g60.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 520 mg173.3%

Sodium 4840.5 mg201.7%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 11.8 g47.3%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 216 g431.2%

Vitamin A 123.6% Vitamin C 95.8%

Calcium 76.3% Iron 109.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Japanese Steamed Fish Recipe