Steamed Tilapia with Spring Onion and Ginger (Cá Rô Phi Hấp Hành Gừng) is one of our stunning Vietnamese Fish Recipes. This dish is famous because of its refreshing flavour especially when you are getting tired of all the meat recipes. Eating with boiled rice and hot soup is my recommendation. If the weather where you live is still cold, this dish is a good choice to protect your beloved family. Yes, it is not only delicious, but also really good for health.
The fish flavour is really sweet, which is a great substitute even if you’re a meat lover. With some simple ingredients, you can enjoy the charming smell of soy sauce and warm taste of ginger which make this recipe differ from many other Vietnamese Fish Recipes.


1 Tilapia about 700g in weight
Spring onions, 1 small ginger, salt, Maggi’s stuff, 1 spoon of hoisin sauce (used when eating Pho), 1 big shallot, vegetable oil
2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 2 tablespoons of water, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 1 coffee spoon of thick soy sauce, pepper.


Step 1: Clean the fish, do not remove the head, cut some crossing line on the body of the fish. Then marinate with salt and Maggi’s stuff on over the body and its stomach, marinate in 1 hour.

Step 2: Peel the ginger’s skin off and slice it. Slice and split the spring onions then soak in cold water so that the spring onions will be bent, let it dry naturally. Slice the onions.

Step 3: This is the most important step in this recipe, remember to strictly follow the instruction and you will successfully make one of our amazing Vietnamese Fish Recipes. After the fish is marinated, take it out and spread on it with 1 spoon of hoisin sauce, sprinkle some sliced ginger and put it into the steamer in 25 minutes with medium heat.
Step 4: Fry the shallot with cooking oil until its colour turns to gold then pour it on the fish’s body after steaming. Next, add the left over sliced ginger and spring onions in.

Step 5: Use a small stove and add in: soy sauce, water, sugar, thick soy sauce. Boil them all and then pour the mixture on the fish. You can sprinkle a little bit of pepper to enhance the flavour.

So how do you think of this Steamed Tilapia with Spring Onion and Ginger – one of our delicious Vietnamese Fish Recipes? Only 5 easy steps and you can make a stunning meal for you and your family and it is good for your health too. Vietnamese Food Team hopes that you can have a great time cooking this dish. Wish you all a nice day! Good Luck for your Cooking.

From Vietnamese Food Team.

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