Cilantro Steamed Fish

A wonderful delicacy of marinated fish, steamed and served with cilantro This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Cilantro Steamed Fish
Main Ingredients Pomfret, Fresh Coriander leaves
Cuisine Thai
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Cilantro Steamed Fish

  • 2 medium Pomfret
  • 1 stem Fresh Coriander leaves crushed
  • 2 bunches Pak choy
  • 2 stalks Spring onion greens 1 inch pieces
  • to taste Salted biscuits
  • 1/4 medium Red capsicum cut into thin strips
  • 2 inch stick Leek
  • 1 inch piece Ginger thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coriander leaves


  1. Heat water in a steamer. Put the lemon grass in the water and let it boil.
  2. Keep a few leaves of pak choy topped with spring onion greens in each of the steamer containers.
  3. Make gashes on the fish on both the sides.
  4. Sprinkle salt and place a fish in each of the container over the pak choy.
  5. Mix together green chillies, red capsicum, leek and ginger and place equally over each fish.
  6. Top with a little coriander leaves.
  7. Fit the containers in the steamer pot and cover with the lid.
  8. Steam for twelve to fifteen minutes or till the fish are just cooked.
  9. While serving drizzle some of the water from the steamer pot over the fish and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 540
Carbohydrates 34.1
Protein 82.9
Fat 7.8
Other Fiber Fiber- 15.6gm