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beer fish
Beer Fish
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
A Yangshuo local specialty this beer fish is a must try. Easy to make yet full of flavors.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese, Seafood
Servings: 1
Calories: 338 kcal
Author: Yangshuo Cooking School
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 100 grams white fish firm fish with skin on
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 inch piece of ginger cut into matchsticks
  • 1 small tomato cut into 8 sections cut in half, then each half in half and each quarter in half
  • 1/2 green pepper thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red pepper thinly sliced
  • 1-2 green onions cut into 1 inch long sections
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce use tamari for gluten free
  • 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
  • 4 ounces light beer
  1. Heat wok over high heat until smoking. Reduce heat to low and add oil.
  2. Add fish skin side down and increase heat to medium-high. Add salt on top of fish,
  3. Cook until skin side is browned and crispy. Add garlic and ginger and flip fish over. Use the lid as a cover to prevent oil from splattering.
  4. Add peppers and tomatoes and lightly mix, without breaking up the fish into smaller pieces. Cover and let cook for a couple minutes.
  5. Add oyster sauce, soy sauce, and beer. Cover and cook 5 minutes or until fish is cooked through.
  6. Sprinkle with green onions and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Beer Fish
Amount Per Serving
Calories 338 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 1821mg79%
Potassium 919mg26%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 3225IU65%
Vitamin C 143.9mg174%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.