See below ingredients and instructions of the recipe
1 Tuna steak
1 ts Salt
1 ts Finely chopped ginger root
1/4 ts White pepper
1 ts Cornstarch
2 tb Salted black beans
4 Green onions with tops
2 ts Green chilies
1 tb Cornstarch
1 tb Water
1 ts Sugar
2 tb Peanut oil
1 tb Peanut oil
2 ts Finely minced garlic
1 c Chicken broth (or fish
Spinach or red-leaf lettuce
Contributed to the echo by: Bill Birner
Pat fish dry w. paper towels. Mix salt, ginger pepper. Coat both
sides of fish with mixture and rub 1 tsp. cornstarch on both sides of
fish. Cover refrigerate 30 minutes.
Place black beans in bowl and cover with warm water. Stir about 2
minutes. Remove and drain. Discard water. Partially pulverize beans.
Chinese cooks use the back end of their cleaver handle.
Cut 3 of green onions on diagonal into 1 inch pieces, remaining one
into thin slices (strings).
Remove seeds and membranes from chilies. Cut chilies into very thin
Mix 1 Tbs cornstarch, water and sugar.
[If grilled fish is preferred, grill on charcoal about 4-5 minutes
each side or 10 minutes per inch of thickness, not too close to coals
~ otherwise fry in wok]
Heat wok until hot add 2 Tbs oil, tilting to coat sides. Fry fish 2
minutes or until brown, turning once. Reduce heat to low, cover and
simmer 10 minutes turning after 3 minutes. Uncover remove from wok.
Bring wok back up to very hot over high heat. Add 1 Tbs oil, tilt
coat. Add black beans, chilies, garlic green onion pieces stir
fry all for 1 minute. Add broth/stock and heat to boiling. Stir in
cornstarch/sugar water mixture, stir cooking until thickened. Add
fish steaks turning to coat with sauce. Heat 2 minutes.
Line platter with spinach/lettuce leaves, place fish on bed and
garnish top with green onion slivers.