Steamed baby abalone with tangerine peel

The succulent and sweet flesh of abalone makes this marine mollusk the crown jewel of the sea.
By epicure
Published on Monday, 30 Dec 2013
Cuisine
Asian
Type of Meal
Starters
Vegetarian-friendly
No
Level of Difficulty
Easy
Speed
Quick

Serves 4  Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 8 minutes

4 fresh baby abalones (about 100g each)

marinade
pinch of dried tangerine peel, shredded
a few drops fish sauce
a few drops peanut oil
pinch shredded spring onion
pinch shredded ginger

  • Wash the abalone and use a knife to shuck it from the shell. Remove the innards and grisly bits, you usually only eat the muscled part.
  • Mix all ingredients for the marinade.
  • Place on top of the abalone and steam on high heat for 3 to 4 minutes until cooked. It’s cooked when you see that the abalone has shrunk about 0.5cm.