Steamed Salmon Steaks, Thai Style

Recipe by KateL
READY IN: 40mins




  • In a medium skillet, heat the oil until very hot but not smoking, and add the shallots, ginger, and garlic. Cook for 1 minute, until very aromatic but not browned.
  • Add the brown sugar and fish sauce and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Spread half of the sauce on a lightly oiled plate that will fit into a steamer, and place the steaks on top of the sauce. Pour the other half of the sauce on top of the steaks, and let marinate for 20 minutes.
  • Fill steamer with enough water to sit below, but not touch the steamer basket, and bring to a high simmer.
  • Place the plate in the basket, cover, and steam for approximately 10 minutes, or until the meat is opaque.
  • Carefully remove the steaks with a spatula to a serving plate, and spoon any remaining sauce over steaks.
  • Garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve with fluffy rice and a crisp green vegetable. Cold beer goes well with this.