easy healthy steamed red snapper tomato herb

Steamed Red Snapper

By Health Promotion Board

Serves: 4

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 30 mins


  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 4 red snapper fillets (100g per fillet)
  • 100g cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cups (750ml) water
  • 3 potatoes, washed, cut into chunks
  • 200g white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 4–5 fresh basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup (125ml) white wine, optional


  1. Heat oil in pot, sauté cherry tomatoes for 2 minutes.
  2. Add water, oregano, and potatoes and bring to a boil for 15 minutes. If using wine, reduce the mixture a little, then add water, oregano and potatoes and bring to a boil.
  3. Add mushrooms, and gently put in fish fillets. Put a cover or aluminium foil over the pan, bring to a simmer for 10 minutes or until fish is cooked. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve the snapper sprinkled with freshly chopped basil, and a bowl of brown rice.

Nutrition Information (Per Serving)

Energy: 375kcal

Protein: 49.2g

Total fat: 6.8g

Carbohydrates: 28g

Dietary fibre: 4.8g

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