Chinese-style steamed trout

If you think steamed trout sounds dull, think again. This fish, marinated in a black bean, ginger and garlic mixture before being moistened with rice wine and soy sauce, is superb.

Serves 6


2 trout, each about 675–800g/11/2–13/4lb

25ml/11/2 tbsp salted black beans


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