Fish With Black Bean Sauce

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Nov. 23, 2009

Fish With Black Bean Sauce is a tasty fish preparation that I love serving for my dinner parties and also for at home for a grand weekend lunch. This is no surprise, given the number of compliments I get for this dish! Try this excellent Fish With Black Bean Sauce recipe!


White fish 1 Pound , boned, filleted
Rice wine/Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
Salty black beans 2 Tablespoon , rinsed, minced
Minced garlic 2 Tablespoon
Boiling water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
Chopped dried hot red pepper/Shredded green onion 1 Tablespoon


Cut fish into 1-1/2" x 2" pieces.

Mix marinade ingredients in a medium bowl.

Add fish; mix well.

Let stand 15 minutes.

Pat dry with paper towels.

Add sesame oil, vegetable oil, sugar, soy sauce, cornstarch, black beans and garlic to fish marinade; mix well.

Pour 4 cups boiling water into a wok or large pot.

Place fish pieces in a shallow baking dish in a steamer or on a steamer rack over boiling water.

Cover steamer or baking dish.

Steam over high heat 20 minutes, adding more boiling water as needed.

Remove wok from heat and let cool about 1 minute.

Remove fish pieces and place on a small platter.

Sprinkle with chopped red pepper or shredded green onion.

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