Steamed Whole Snapper, Soy-Ginger Broth, Shitake Mushrooms And Coriander

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To prove that basic home appliance functionality is a thing of the past, Panasonic invited the renowned chef Soren Lascelles to put our Microwaves and Rice Cookers through their paces – and you’ll be amazed at the results.

Steamed Whole Snapper, Soy-ginger Broth, Shitake Mushrooms And Coriander

Renowned chef Soren Lascelles shows how easy it is to produce this mouth-watering dish using a Panasonic Microwave. Try it for yourself!
Author: Soren Lascelles for Panasonic -


  • 2 whole snapper ask fishmonger to gut, scale and clean for you.
  • 400 ml chicken stock
  • 30 ml light soya sauce
  • Pinch of white sugar
  • Grind of white pepper
  • 50 g ginger peeled and sliced wafer thin then sliced again to resemble skinny matchsticks
  • 1 punnet shitake mushrooms sliced
  • 1 punnet oyster mushrooms sliced
  • 1 bunch shallots thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch coriander picked


  • Place the 2 whole fish in a deep glass Microwave safe dish, add the mushrooms, sugar, white pepper, ginger and the chicken stock, cover with cling wrap.
  • Place tray in the Microwave and put it on micro power setting, medium-low and set timer for 6 minutes then flip fish over and continue for a further 7 minutes.
  • After this check the fish by slicing into the flesh to see if its cooked through to the center, times may vary slightly depending on the size of the fish.
  • Once cooked taste the broth and depending on your preference it may need a touch more soya sauce.
  • Garnish with the sliced shallots and the picked coriander.