Steamed Whole Alfonsino 金目鯛の姿蒸し
Recipe type: Main Dish, Seafood, Fish
Cuisine: Japanese
Serves: 2

Good Afternoon Everyone, Sorry I’m posting this alittle late today. I had a very busy morning here and I just finished. Hope that everyone is having a great week so far. Today Japanese Style Cooking is called Steamed Whole Alfonsino or 金目鯛の姿蒸し in Japanese. This is a very tasty dish that the whole family will love. Enjoy. Let’s get our ingredients ready to make our Steamed Whole Alfonsino.
  • 1 whole Alfonsino
  • 2 knobs ginger, cut into “needle” shreds.
  • white part of 2 naganegi onion, cut into 4-5 ㎝ long fine strips
  • green part of 1 naganegi onion
  • coriander, cut into bite- sized pieces
  • 1 tbsp sake
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • for preparing sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • a little of pepper

  1. Hold a gill slit open, insert the tip of a knife and cut the base of the gills to remove them. Make a slit along the underbelly, scoop out the innards with your hands and wash in cold water. Make a diagonal incision on one side of the fish from the back to the belly as deep as the spine.
  2. Lay the green part of a naganegi onion on a tray. Place the on top of the onion so that the head is on your left and sprinkle on the sake. Put the tray into preheated steamer, and steam over a high heat for about 15 min.
  3. Arrange the fish on a plate, and set the shredded white part of naganegi onion “needle” ginger, on top of the fish.
  4. Strain the liquid left a tray after steaming the fish, and heat the strained liquid in a small pot, add all the sauce ingredients, and bring to the boil.
  5. Place ¼ cup vegetable oiling another small pot, and heat to high temperature, when the oil is so hot that it almost begins to smoke, pour the oil onto the shredded white parts of naganegi onion, “needle “ginger in a circular motion to add a nice aroma and flavor to the dish. pour on the sauce prepared in 4.
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander.

There you have it. Hope you enjoy this, until next time let’s cook together. 次回は一緒に作りましょう~^^/~~ PS: If you enjoy my Daily recipe subscribe to my RSS Feed and I also have available my first e-Book, which FREE to you for coming by and reading my Japanese CookingRecipes. Thank you..