Black beans and chilli bring a rich and luscious flavour to this delicious and quick to make steamed cod dish

cod black beans

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Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes

Ingredients
1 cod fillet
Small piece of ginger, diced
8 cloves garlic, diced
1 cup dried black beans
2 chillis, sliced
1 spring onion, sliced
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil

Method
1. Heat some oil in a frying pan and add the garlic, ginger, salt, black beans, soy sauce, oyster sauce and chilli. Fry for a few minutes then pour over the cod fillet.

2. Bring water to boil in a steamer (or you can steam in a rice cooker by adding 10-15 minutes before the rice has cooked) and steam the cod for approximately 8-10 minuted. If you poke the flesh with a fork and it flakes you know the cod is ready.

3. Heat two tablespoons of vegetable or olive oil in a saucepan until it smokes. Carefully pour over the cod. Remove and serve garnished with the fresh spring onion