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Steamed Fish (Pompano)

Steamed Pompano Fish is a simple yet so flavorful style of cooking fish. Enjoy the medley of savory and sweet with a hint of heat of this steamed fish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Mom Food Blog, Steamed Fish, Steamed Pompano Fish
Servings: 3 people
Cost: $5


  • Frying Pan


Steamed Fish

  • 1 whole Pompano Fish fresh, cleaned
  • 1 pc Onion sliced, for stuffing
  • 1 steam Lemon Grass rolled, for stuffing

For Sauce

  • 2 thumb Ginger 2 inches long, jullienned
  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1.5 tbsp Sugar
  • 1.5 tbsp Olive oil
  • /2 tsp Black Pepper powder
  • 4 tbsp Water


  • Stuff the fish slit with onion and lemon grass.  Place the fish in the steamer and steam for 15-20 minutes or until fish is done.   Discard the water from the steamed fish and set aside.
  • Mix the sugar, soy sauce, black pepper powder and water.
  • Heat oil in the pan under medium to low heat.  Put in the ginger and scallions (reserve some for garnish). Saute for 1 minute.  Add in the sauce mixture and cook until boiling, about 2 minutes.
  • Pour the sauce to the steamed fish and garnish with the some ginger, scallions and red bell pepper.
  • Serve with steamed rice.