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Advice on steaming

ben f | Mar 21, 2003 09:59 AM

Hi All,

I've been gone for awhile but now that the computer is working again, back to chowhound.

Unfortunately I have a somewhat unchowhoundish dilemma. I'm supposed to make a *healthy* dinner tonight, something i'm usually kind of opposed to. I was thinking about some kind of asian steamed fish preparation but having never done that wasn't sure what kind of tricks there might be.

I was intending to thinly matchstick ginger and green onions, and either steam the fish in a steamer with the ginger/scallions on top, or make a bed of the aromatics to lay the fish on, just barely keeping it above the water level.

But I don't really know anything about how long to steam the fish, the differences between whole fish vs. fillets, that kind of stuff.

I also have no idea what I'm going to do as a side. As far as dessert goes it's panna cotta and they can just suck it up and deal, as good as ice cream is after chinese food, panna cotta's better.

any suggestions?

Thanks,
Ben

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