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6 Fish Recipes for Chinese New Year

The fish is considered to be a lucky Chinese New Year symbol and is the most popular dish served during the festival. It also has symbolic significance due to the fact that the Chinese word for fish, yu, sounds like the word for riches or abundance, and it is believed that eating fish will help your wishes come true in the year to come.

So here are a 6 fish recipes for Chinese new year,  that you can cook up to welcome the New Year:

Golden Fish with Pineapple Plum Sauce

Golden Fish with Pineapple Plum Sauce for Chinese new year

This recipe is a fruity version of sweet and sour fish and is perfect served with freshly-cooked Jasmine rice and a fresh, crisp salad. The pineapple and plum sauce fills the dish with a deeper and fruitier flavour, making this dish deliciously irresistible. Sample our Golden fish recipe here.

Stir-Fried Fish with Oyster Sauce

Stir-Fried Fish with Oyster Sauce for Chinese new year

A delicious dish that’s quick and easy to prepare, stir-fried fish with oyster sauce is the perfect option if you want to cook up a meal in no time. Served with rice or noodles, this simple dish is sure to brighten any New Year meal. Here is our simple recipe.

Steamed Coral Cod with Goji on Lotus Leaf

Steamed Coral Cod with Goji on Lotus Leaf recipe for chinese new year

This dish is rich with the aroma of authenticity. It is is a great choice for a family meal. Best served on a bamboo mat, whose taste lends itself to the taste beautifully, this is Chinese cuisine at its best.  It’s your turn to experiment – try our Coral Cod recipe.

Marinated grilled fish

This Japanese delicacy is as delectable as it could get. The grilled fish along with sushi rolls make for a perfect family meal and the kids would love it for the vibrant colours. Get the recipe here.

Marinated grilled fish recipe for chinese new year

Fried Fish with Sweet Chilli Sauce

This authentic Thai fried fish with sweet chilli sauce is the perfect delicacy for your reunion dinner. The tangy sauce with red chili is so well-balanced and tastes great along with a bowl of steamed rice. Don’t miss out this crunchy fish recipe.

Fried Fish with Sweet Chilli Sauce Recipe for chinese new year

Grilled Fish with Candle Nut Sauce

This Fish Recipe is grilled to a Golden brown hue on direct flame and is drizzled with generous amount of candle nut sauce that makes this dish so creamy, rich and exquisite. Try this Indonesian recipe for your Chinese New Year Dinner. Get the recipe here.

Grilled Fish with Candle Nut Sauce for chinese new year

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