3:37 pm - Thursday November 15, 2018

Steamed cod with coconut rice

This is one of Thai inspired fish dishes.


  • 100 g basmati rice, cooked
  • 1 tbsp mirin, (Japanese rice vinegar)
  • 1 bunches coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 shallots, finely sliced and cooked until soft
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 0.5 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 limes, juice and zest
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • 1 large banana, leaf
  • 200 g cod fillets
  • 1 mango, finely diced
  • 1 pinches chillies, powder
  • 1 pinches white sugar


1. In a bowl mix together the rice, vinegar, coriander, shallot, ginger, chilli powder lime juice and lime zest, lime leaf, fish sauce and coconut milk.

2. Spread this over banana leaf and place the fish over the top, covering the ingredients.

3. Use the leaf to wrap the fish up in a parcel by using the thin part of the leaf to secure the sides.

4. Place the parcels into a steamer and steam for 20 minutes.

5. For the mango salsa, mix together the mango, chilli and sugar.

6. Serve the cod in the banana leaf with the mango salsa to accompany it.

Filed in: Steaming

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