Thai Steamed Halibut

Recipe by Karlyn R
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine coconut milk with lemon peel, green onions, ginger, 1 teaspoon cilantro, garlic, red pepper flakes and turmeric.
  • Cut halibut into serving pieces and place in an 8 or 9 inch glass pan; pour coconut milk marinade over fish.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours; do not marinade longer as the fish will become too soft.
  • Line a steamer with parchment paper and poke holes in paper.
  • Combine lime juice and fish sauce.
  • Remove halibut from marinade, keeping marinade on the fish, and place in steamer set over boiling water.
  • Discard excess marinade.
  • Or set a rack over the water, place fish on a plate and set on rack not touching the water.
  • Spoon half of lime juice mixture over fish and sprinkle with salt.
  • Baste fish with remaining lime juice mixture during cooking time.
  • Cover the steamer and steam 12 minutes per inch of thickness.
  • Check for doneness.
  • Keep water at a high boil during cooking time.
  • Remove halibut from steamer and sprinkle with remaining cilantro.
  • Serve with lime wedges.
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