One stunning Steamed Red Tilapia with Soya Bean Jam (Cá Diêu Hồng Chưng Tương) dish is required you need to make and eat whole fish. The reason is if you want to create one of amazing Vietnamese Fish Recipes like this one, you need to process and eat when it still has skin and head fish. Do not waste any part from fish because it is really tasty and healthy, especially their eyes. Eating fish like eating crab when it still has cover. If you is stuck by fish bone, no worries, with one spoon of boiled rice, this problem will be solved.
Soya Bean Jam is found at Asian Markets. They are stored in small glass jars. You can use black bean jam instead if you want. So, are you ready for making one of stunning Vietnamese Fish Recipes? Let us together start cooking right now.


1 red tilapia fish (500g)
1 slice fresh ginger
Soya bean jam (Tương hột)

Minced purple onion
Spring onion and chili, cleaned and sliced small.
5 jelly’s ear mushrooms, soaked and sliced small.
Cassava vermicelli, soaked and cut into short pieces.
Salt, pepper, sugar, and vegetable oil.


Step 1: Clean red tilapia with water added a little salt in 2 – 3 times. Soak in white rice wine to reduce its smell.

Step 2: Slice gently some lines on body’s fish. Marinate with a little salt + minced purple onion and white part of spring onion + vegetable oil and wait in 30 minutes.

Step 3: Here is the important step to increase the specific flavor for one of amazing Vietnamese Fish Recipes. Put fish on plate, sprinkle sliced ginger, soya bean jam, cassava vermicelli, sliced jelly’s ear mushroom, pepper, chili, spring onion on face.

Step 4: Bring it to steam in 30 – 45 minutes.
Finally, you finished one of stunning Vietnamese Fish Recipes for your family. Using this dish with sour and chili sauce is perfect. My favorite choice is eating with boiled rice and hot soup. You also can use with vermicelli, rice paper and vegetables like spring rolls. It is all delicious. Hope you love it and Good Luck for your Cooking.

From Vietnamese Food Team.

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