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Thai Steamed Fish with Coconut Quinoa

Thai Steamed Fish with Coconut Quinoa

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 people


Ingredients for Thai Steamed Fish

  • 3 salmon fillets
  • 30 g coriander chop finely
  • 1 chili cut into small pieces
  • 1 pc lemon grass cut into small pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled

Seasonings for Thai Steamed Fish

  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 lime juice and zest
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp water

Ingredients for Coconut Quinoa

  • 228 g quinoa
  • 440 ml coconut milk whole can basically
  • 125 ml water
  • 6 cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper


Procedure for Thai Steamed Fish

  1. Use a food processor to process the chili, garlic, lemon grass and all the seasonings. 

  2. Mix step 1 with the coriander. 

  3. Place Salmon on a heat proof plate and pour the sauce on top. Steamed with highest temperature for 15 minutes. 

Procedure for Quinoa

  1. Put quinoa, coconut milk and water into a heavy base medium size pot. 

  2. Bring it to boil first then turn to lowest heat and cover with lid to simmer it for 15-20 minutes. 

  3. Check the texture of the quinoa if you prefer al dente then simmer 15 minutes should be enough. But if you like your quinoa quite soft then add a little bit more water and simmer for longer time. 

  4. After quinoa is cooked. Season it with salt and pepper and use a fork to mix it up.

  5. You can garnish with cherry tomatoes. 

  6. Serve warm with Thai steamed salmon and the sauce from steamed fish.