Cantonese Steamed Tilapia




  • 2-3 tilapia filets
  • 3 scallions (slivered), white part separated (chopped)
  • ¼ c cilantro leaves
  • 1 tbs fresh ginger (julienned), 1 tsp ginger (julienned)
  • 3 tbs water
  • 2 tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tsp rice wine
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp salt


  1. Place a metal rack in the pressure cooker with 1 cup of water.
  2. Create a foil tray on the rack and place the tilapia filets on the tray.
  3. Close the lid and press the [Seafood] function and select [Fish Filet] and cook for 1 min.
  4. Once cooked, perform a quick release. Once all the pressure is gone, safely remove the fish and set aside onto a serving plate.
  5. Arrange the cilantro and green part of the green onions on top of the fish.
  6. Clean and heat up 2 tbs of oil using the [Saute] button, which should take about 2-3 min.
  7. Once hot add 1 tbs of fresh ginger and cook for about 2-3 min.
  8. Add in water, soy sauce, rice wine, sugar, black pepper, and salt and cook for 1-2 min.
  9. Add in the rest of the fresh ginger and white part of the green onions and cook for an additional 2-3 min.
  10. Finally spoon the sauce over the fish.
  11. Serve with rice or by itself.

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