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    Chef Adam Tabura’s Steamed Opakapaka

    Chef Adam Tabura makes a classic Hawaii-style preparation of steamed opakapaka.

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    Chef Adam Tabura’s Steamed Opakapaka

    Chef Adam Tabura makes a classic Hawaii-style preparation of steamed opakapaka.
    Prep Time5 mins
    Active Time15 mins
    Total Time20 mins
    Course: Main Course
    Cuisine: Hawaiian, Hawaiian Seafood Recipes, Local
    Keyword: opakapaka, cooking hawaiian style, chef adam tabura, classic Hawaii-style recipe
    Calories: 678kj
    Author: As Seen On OC16

    Materials

    • 2 6 ounce opakapaka fillets
    • 2 cloves garlic smashed
    • 1/4 cup peanut oil
    • Sweet soy reduction

    Garnish:

    • cilantro, green onion, ginger, chili pepper

    Sweet Soy Reduction

    • 1 cup sweet Aloha shoyu
    • 2 tablespoons mirin
    • Grated ginger (to preference)
    • 1 clove garlic

    Instructions

    • Boil water in a pot and place bamboo steamer basket lined with ti leaves over top of pot.  
    • Place fish filets on ti leaves and steam for 10-15 minutes.

    Sweet Soy Reduction:

    • Take 1 cup sweet soy sauce, 2 tablespoons mirin, grated ginger and garlic and cook in pan over med high heat for a couple minutes, reduce heat to medium and allow soy sauce to reduce or evaporate until only ½ cup remains.  
    • Set aside and allow to cool in pan.
    • Assemble:
    • Optional, lay a thin layer of tofu, julienned vegetables, put fish filet on vegetables, top with your favorite julienne vegetables for garnish, glaze with sweet soy reduction.  
    • Top with hot oil to finish.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 678kj | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 18g | Monounsaturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 14270mg | Potassium: 1154mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin B1: 1mg | Vitamin B5: 1mg | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 4mg

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