Chinese salmon steak

This recipe is a very fast dinner when you serve it with your favorite salad or steamed vegetables. The whole recipe takes only 10 to 15 minutes from start to finish.

Serves 4


  • 3 Salmon steaks (about 1 ½ pounds total)
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp white pepper
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp dry white wine
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 4 green onions, with tops, cutinto 1-inch peices


  • Wok or skillet
  • Spatula or tongs


  1. Rinse the salmon steaks with cold water. Pat dry with paper towels and sprinkle the salmon steaks with the slat and pepper.
  2. Heat a wok or skillet over high heat. Add the vegetable oil, ginger, and salmon steaks. Panfry for 1 minute on each side, or until light brown; add the soy sauce.
  3. Turn the steaks over to coat with soy sauce and then add the wine and sugar.
  4. Turn the steaks over again so the sauce completely coats them.
  5. Reduce the heat and add the green onions. Cook for 1 minute over medium heat.
  6. Serve immediatly

What you should know

I have reprinted this recipe from my book Everyday Chinese Cooking. I hope that enjoy this recipe and consider purchasing this book which I cowrote with my mother Leeann Chin.

Re: Chinese salmon steak

This recipe was delightful. I used to watch your show on PBS and just about jumped out of my chair when I found your recipe here. It was easy and fast as promised.

I served this salmon with steamed snow peas.

Re: Chinese salmon steak

I now have your book. It is great and delicious and easy and fun. Thank you. I recommend it to anyone who want to make Chinese food at home but doesn’t want to spend days and days chopping.

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