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White Fish in Tumeric and Ginger Broth



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White Fish in Tumeric and Ginger Broth


  • 3 spring onions, cut in half
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 Kaffir lime leaves, central vein removed
  • 1 stalks lemongrass, cut into thirds, white part only
  • 5 cm fresh ginger
  • 20 g sesame oil
  • 1 cubes palm sugar
  • 5 sprigs corriander, stalks and roots (washed), leaves retained for garnishing
  • 2 long red chilli, deseeded if desired, reserve half thinly sliced for garnishing
  • 3/4 tsp ground turmeric
  • 400 g coconut cream
  • 400 g water
  • 1 tsp Vegetable stock paste
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce, (or oyster sauce)
  • 40 g lime juice, freshly squeezed

Varoma and Tray

  • 500 g white fish fillet, (or marinara mix) cut into cubes
  • 200 g seasonal vegetables, baby carrots, snow peas, broccolini etc

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place spring onions/shallots, garlic, Kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, oil, ginger, palm sugar, coriander roots and stalks, chilli and turmeric into mixing bowl and chop 6 sec/speed 8.

    Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula and sauté 3 min/Varoma/speed 1.

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  2. Place Varoma into position and weigh 500g marinara mix or white fish cut into chunks into the Varoma and 200g seasonal vegetables (broccoli, asian greens, baby carrots etc) into the tray. Secure Varoma lid and steam 7 min/Varoma/speed 1.

    Carefully stir fish and vegetables to ensure even cooking, secure Varoma lid and steam for a further 7 min/Varoma/speed 1.
  3. Carefully remove varoma and set aside.
  4. Add fish sauce and lime juice to mixing bowl and mix 6 sec/speed 2.
  5. Divide fish and vegetables between bowls.

    Pour broth over fish and vegetables and garnish with reserved fresh coriander leaves and sliced chillies to serve.

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If looking for a change, try substituting tofu or chicken in place of the seafood.

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