AYAM Steamed Chilli and Lime Fish

AYAM Steamed Chilli and Lime Fish

Chinese New Year 2018: Friday 16th of February

AYAM™, Australia's number one leading Asian food brand, is kicking off 2018 Chinese New Year with a flavoursome bang! Combining authentic Asian flavours with fresh produce, AYAM™ has compiled a selection of delicious recipes for families to mark the start of the Chinese calendar in style.

AYAM™'s extensive range of products provide the perfect addition for delicious no-fuss and family friendly dishes at your Chinese New Year celebrations, sure to make any cook the talk of the table.


AYAM™ Steamed Chilli and Lime Fish

Serves: 2
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes

The Chinese people believe eating fish during Chinese New Year will bring good luck and longevity. Celebrate family and friends with this mouthwatering recipe at your Chinese New Year festivities.


1 whole fish of about 1kg
1 tbsp AYAM™ Black Bean Sauce
½ tsp AYAM™ Sesame Oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tsp ginger, grated
2 red chillies, finely chopped
1 lime, sliced

Preheat oven to 200°C.
Lay two large sheets of foil on a bench.
Top each with a smaller sheet of baking paper.
Cut two slashes on each side of the fish, and place on baking paper.
Combine black bean sauce, sesame oil, garlic, ginger and chilli and spread over each side of the fish.
Place lime slices on top.
Bring foil over and enclose the fish.
Press foil edges firmly together, leaving a little space.
Place fish in a baking dish and pour in water to about 2.5cm.
Bake for 20 min, or until the flesh of the fish turns white.
Serve with steamed white rice.

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