Steamed Salmon with Garlic and Ginger
- 4 6 oz. salmon fillets
- 1 1/4 tsp sugar
- Ground black pepper, to taste
- 2 tbsp. oyster sauce
- 2 tbsp. soy sauce
- 2 tbsp. grapeseed oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and minced
- 3 scallions, thinly chopped
- Mix the sugar, pepper, oyster sauce, and soy sauce in a small bowl. Stir until sugar has dissolved.
- Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant, about a minute. Add sauce mixture and bring to boil. Remove from heat and add scallions. Take sauce off heat and let come to room temperature.
- Fill a saute pan with deep sides half way with water. Bring to a boil.
- Place salmon fillets in a cake pan (or other pan with sides that is smaller in diameter than the saute pan), Top salmon with sauce mixture.
- Carefully place pan containing the salmon in the boiling water and cover. Let salmon steam until it flakes with a fork, approximately 7 to 9 minutes.
- Carefully remove salmon pan from water and serve salmon with the sauce.