Name: Chinese-Style Stir-Fried Fish and Vegetables
- 1 lb. fish fillets, sliced into 1/2" cubes (Firm fish fillets, such as cod or whitefish, work best)
- 2 tablespoon light soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon Chinese rice wine
- 1/2 teasppon sesame oil
- 3 teaspoon cornstarch, divided
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
- 1 teasppon granulated sugar
- 4 teasppons water
- 3 tablespoon peanut oil, divided
- 2 teasppon minced ginger, divided
- 8 oz. sliced mushrooms
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 medium yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
- 1/2 medium red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
- 1/2 medium green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
- 1 cup chopped scallions
Yield: 4 servings
- Place fish cubes in a medium bowl and add soy sauce, rice wine, sesame oil, and 2 teaspoons cornstarch. Marinate for 15 minutes.
- Combine chicken broth, oyster sauce, and sugar in a bowl.
- In a separate small bowl, dissolve 1 teaspoon cornstarch into 4 teaspoons water. Set aside.
- Heat a wok or medium skillet over medium-high heat until it is nearly smoking, and add 2 tablespoons peanut oil.
- When oil is hot, add half the ginger, and stir-fry for 10 seconds.
- Add fish cubes, and stir-fry them for about 2 minutes or until they begin to brown.
- Remove fish and drain in a colander or on paper towels.
- Heat 1 tablespoon peanut oil in the wok or skillet.
- When oil is hot, add remainder of ginger.
- Stir-fry for 10 seconds, then add the mushrooms.
- Stir-fry mushrooms for 1 minute, sprinkling with salt.
- Add bell pepper and stir-fry for another minute. Splash vegetables with 1–2 tablespoons of water if they begin to dry out.
- Push vegetables to the sides of the pan and add chicken broth mixture and bring to a boil.
- Stir cornstarch and water and add into sauce, stirring quickly to thicken.
- Once sauce has thickened, add fish back into the pan.
- Stir-fry for another minute to mix ingredients.
- Top with scallions and serve hot.
Comments: 1/11/2020 I tried this for the first time. I made mistakes, but it turned out edible.
I served it with stir-fried broccoli, rice, and green salad, but could have omitted the side dish.
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