Soy & Ginger Steamed Halibut

Monahan's Seafood Market | Fresh Whole Fish, Fillets, Shellfish, Recipes, Catering & Lunch Counter-Ann Arbor, Michigan

Serves 4 

This recipe is adapted from Bon Appétit April 2020 issue

  • 4  4-6 oz. halibut fillets, sub other firm fleshed fish such as red snapper, grouper, black sea bass, mahi mahi
  • Kosher salt
  • 3/4 C Monahan’s fish stock or water
  • 1  4×3 inch piece dried kombu (optional)
  • 2 T sake or dry white wine
  • 2 T soy sauce
  • 1 T mirin
  • 1 head of bok choy, white part cut into strips, leaves torn
  • 4 oz. of mixed mushrooms (such as shiitake, oyster, beech and maitake), torn into pieces
  • 1  2 inch piece ginger peeled, cut into thin match sticks
  • 1 T toasted sesame oil
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced lengthwise and place in a bowl of water with ice
  • Cooked rice for servingsteamed fish in donabe

Season fillets with kosher salt.

Combine kombu (if using), sake, soy sauce, mirin, & 3/4 C fish stock or water in a medium donabe or Dutch oven or large sauce pan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Layer white part of bok choy, then leaves in pot. Scatter mushrooms and ginger over and place reserved fish on top. Cover pot and cook until fish is barely opaque in center, 8-10 minutes.

Spoon some rice into bowls and top with vegetables and fish, dividing evenly; ladle broth over. Drizzle with sesame oil and top with scallions.

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