Sooo Steamy

I LOVE to cook. I take pride in what I make.  What kills me is watching people just chow down mindlessly and not even realize what they just put in their mouths.

I don’t make as much fish as I would like, since my husband doesn’t like the smell of fish in the prepping stages.  I was determined to figure out a way to make it so  he had NO idea what was happening right under his nose AND it would happen in that fantastical pressure cooker of mine.

So how was I to slow the pace of eating and get my husband to eat more fish? DUH!!! Make it look like a nice present.

WHO DOESN’T LIKE SOMETHING ALL WRAPPED UP IN A NICE PACKAGE?  If I put all my efforts into making a tasty and healthy meal, why not work a little to open that meal up.

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium Parsnip (finely diced)
  • 1 medium carrot (finely diced)
  • 1 small white yam (peeled like ribbons)
  • 1 small sweet onion ( chopped small)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp of fresh ginger
  • 2 shakes of the turmeric
  • 4 shakes of the Five Spice Powder
  • 1 full can of Organic coconut milk
  • a little olive oil to saute onions (tbsp)
  • 1 mango
  • collard green or cabbage or some hardy green for wrapping.

 

Directions:

Saute onions, garlic, and ginger in olive oil.  Add in the rest of the veggies and add the coconut milk, turmeric and 5 spice powder.

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These 3 items along with garlic and ginger are just PERFECT!!!!

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Veggies getting saucy

 

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Rinse your fish and squeeze lemon on it. I used a white fish called Paiche .

 

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clean your collard green or green of choice so it is ready to lay your fish on.

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Cut your mango in thin strips so it is ready to layer.

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fish, mango…

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veggies, more mango…

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wrap it up like a nice little green present.

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4 presents in the pressure cooker on the steam rack for 20 minutes.      *If you wanted to bake this, wrap it in parchment paper instead of green.  Place in a backing pan and bake on 400 for about 15 mins.  Everyone’s ovens are different.  Depending on the thickness of your fish you could range from 12-17 mins.

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Once the present was opened, this perfectly cooked and seasoned piece of fish was ready. My husband had his with asparagus.

 

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