Sea bass with Chinese spice

servings4
60 minutes

Ingredients

Sea bass

  • 6 sea bass fillets
  • 1 tbsp of Chinese five-spice powder
  • 6 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced
  • 1 carrot, cut into thin strips
  • sesame oil
  • salt

Fish sauce

  • 500ml of fish stock
  • 1 knob of fresh ginger, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 tsp soy sauce

Method

1
For the sauce, bring the fish stock to the boil with the ginger, garlic, chilli and half of the spring onions. Once boiling, add the soy sauce
  • 500ml of fish stock
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 knob of fresh ginger
  • 1 red chilli
  • 3 spring onions
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
2
Remove the skin from the sea bass fillets and place on a suitable tray for a steamer. Season with salt and five-spice then add strips of spring onion and carrot to the tray
  • 6 sea bass fillets
  • 1 tbsp of Chinese five-spice powder
  • salt
  • 3 spring onions
3
Drizzle the fish in a few drops of sesame oil. Place into a steamer until cooked through, approximately 5-7 minutes
  • sesame oil
4
To serve, divide the fish into shallow bowls and ladle the hot sauce over the top