Pan-seared star grouper fillet in supreme soya sauce

Pan-Seared Star Grouper Fillet in Supreme Soya Sauce
By epicure
Published on Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013
Type of Meal
Level of Difficulty

Wine Pairing Laurent Perrier Brut NV Champagne, France

Serves 4
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 30 minutes

egg white from 1 egg
dash sesame oil
dash pepper
1 star grouper fillet, approximately 500g, portioned into 4 pieces
vegetable oil, for pan-frying
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 small onion, minced
1 small piece dried flounder
50ml superior light soy sauce (Pearl River Bridge brand, available at Yue Hwa)
20ml aged soy sauce (Pearl River Bridge Brand, available at Yue Hwa)
1 cup water
2 tbsp sugar
300ml supreme chicken stock
300g baby broccoli, poached

  • Mix egg white with a dash of sesame oil and pepper. Stir well and coat the fish fillets evenly with the mixture.
  • Add oil into a heated pan and fry the fillets for about 2 minutes on each side until golden brown. Set aside.
  • In the same pan, add 2 tbsp of oil and deep fry garlic, onions and dried flounder. When crisp and fragrant, add in all the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Cook for 10 minutes, then pour over the fish and serve with poached baby broccoli.