Clear-Steamed Salmon with Ginger-Black Bean Vinaigrette

Preparation info

  • Serves

    3 to 4

    as a main course
    • Difficulty


Appears in

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

This is heaven times two, a perfectly steamed fish fillet topped with the addictive Ginger-Black Bean Vinaigrette. For the vegetable bed, you could easily use paper-thin rounds of daikon in place of the spinach and onion.

I cooked this dish for my husband-to-be on our first weekend date, when I spirited him away to a cottage on an apple farm to celebrate his birthday. The promised hot plate in the cottage turned out to be in the bathroom, so I steamed the fish en toilette, as