Steamed Lapu-lapu with Scallions and Ginger

Steamed Lapu-lapu with Scallions and Ginger
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  • 1 medium lapu lapu, cleaned and scales removed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 scallions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 knob ginger, sliced into strips
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 teaspoons canola or vegetable oil


  1. Make a series of diagonal cut on both sides of the fish using a knife.
  2. Combine salt and sesame oil. Rub the mixture on the whole fish. Set aside
  3. Combine soy sauce, ginger, scallions, and sherry.
  4. Arrange the fish in a heat proof plate. Pour the soy sauce mixture on top.
  5. Meanwhile, heat water on a base pan and then arrange the bamboo steamer on top of the pan.
  6. Place the plate with fish inside the bamboo steamer. Cover and then steam for 10 to 16 minutes.
  7. Heat the oil in a sauce pan.
  8. When the oil becomes hot, pour over the steamed fish
  9. Serve. Share and enjoy!

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