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How to steam fish


How to steam fish


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DIFFICULTY
Easy

A simple and healty way to bring out the natural flavor of fish.




Ingredients for 4 people


Fish
parsley
garlic
whole black peppercorns



All types of fish can be steamed, however it is best to select a fish that is not too large or too fatty.


Preparation

1
Lay the fish on the work-surface, hold it by the tail with one hand.

2
Grip the knife in the other hand and scrape the fish starting from the tail towards the head. Once the fish is completely descaled, wash it under cold running water.

3
Using a sharp knife, cut the fish from the head to the middle of the belly. Carefully remove the guts. Insert an index finger inside a gill and pull strongly to extract it completely.

4
Then wash the inside and outside of the fish under cold running water.

5
Peel and chop the garlic. Tear apart the parsley and mix it with the garlic and pepper. Place the ingredients in the bottom of the steaming basket.

6
Place the fish on top, making sure that the fish doesn’t touch the water, or broth, in the bottom of the pot.

7
Cover and cook. The cooking time for a 2 lb fish is about 25 minutes.

8
To check to see if the fish is done, poke with the tip of a knife. If the knife comes out clean and easily, the fish is done.


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