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Steamed Salmon Filletwith Chile and Cilantro

Steamed Salmon Fillet - Steamed Salmon Fillet - Simple sophistication, Asian style
230 kcal
Steamed Salmon Fillet - Simple sophistication, Asian style


Preparation:25 min
Ready in:85 min
1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories230 kcal(12%)
Protein35 g(70%)
Fat9 g(11%)
Carbohydrates2 g(1%)
Added Sugar0 g(0%)
Roughage1 g(3%)

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For servings

1 stalkLemongrass
1 piecefresh Ginger root (about 10 grams)
1red Chile pepper
6 sprigsCilantro
1 tablespoonsweet Chili sauce
2 tablespoonsThai fish sauce
1 tablespoonSesame oil
4Salmon (each about 150 grams)

Kitchen Utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Peeler, 1 Fine grater, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Small bowl, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Bowl, 1 Steamer basket, 1 Pot, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Paper towel


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1 Trim both ends of lemongrass and peel tough outer layer. Finely chop lemongrass
2 Peel ginger root and grate finely. Halve chile lengthwise, remove the seeds, rinse and pat dry. Chop chile finely.
3 Rinse scallion, shake dry, chop finely and put in a small bowl.
4 Squeeze lime half. Rinse cilantro, shake dry and chop finely. Add half of cilantro to bowl with scallion. 
5 Mix remaining cilantro with ginger, chile, lemongrass, 1-2 tablespoons lime juice, chili sauce, fish sauce and sesame oil in a large bowl.
6 Rinse salmon fillets, pat dry and place in the chili mixture. Cover and marinate for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator.
7 Take salmon from marinade and drain well. Place in a steamer basket set over a pot of boiling water, cover and steam for 8-10 minutes. Remove from steamer, sprinkle with the scallion mixture and serve.


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