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As you are well aware, I have been very focussed on blogging about all the best hawker food in Singapore for the last 8 years. Salmon steak cooking time Over the years, I have assumed an inverse relationship between “tasty” and “healthy”. Salmon fillet cooking time As a result, there hasn’t been many entries under the “healthier choice” category.

Of late, there has been quite a push for healthier hawker food by our local authorities and slowly, but surely, we are seeing more hawkers introducing healthier options at their stalls.


How to prepare salmon steaks However, most of the time, I felt that the move has been more perfunctory than wholehearted. Cooking a salmon fillet So if you asked for the healthier option, they might withhold the lard and toss in a few more pieces of vegetables into your dish. How to cook salmon without skin That would certainly get them the “Healthier Choice” label but it is hardly compelling food that you look forward to eating. Salmon oven cooking time I mean, if I felt the urge to eat chicken rice, would I really go to the chicken rice stall and request for plain rice, ask the hawker to remove the chicken skin and add more cucumber slices? Seriously, I rather go on a fast than to eat an anaemic chicken rice.

However, I just had a paradigm shift after I met Derrick, the 2nd generation owner of this particular fish soup stall, which is coincidentally located in the Food Court just below (literally right below) my clinic.

Derrick took over his father’s teochew fish soup stall and transformed it into a healthy oasis that is serving fresh fish, naturally grown vegetables, low carb ramen and non-msg laden fish soup. How to prepare salmon fillet I only got to know about them after one of my patients told me that they are regular patrons of the stall!

What really attracted me to the stall was the variety of fish on offer. Oven baked salmon with lemon His basic fish soup which goes for $4 uses the standard batang fish (Spanish Mackeral). Oven roasted salmon fillet But why eat only batang when you can choose other fish like sashimi grade Norwegian salmon, red snapper, parrot, grouper, tuna or even frog, prawns and lobster? The idea is so simple, yet so effective, you wonder why more hawkers haven’t followed suit?

The fact is that most people know that fish is a very healthy source of protein. Oven cook salmon fillet But, not many Singaporeans are able to buy fresh fish from the wet market nowadays. How to cook salmon fillet in a pan So if you want to get your dose of Omega 3, all you have to do is to head down to his stall. Oven baked salmon fillets His fish is delivered fresh from Jurong Fishery Port daily and the quality is excellent. Oven cook salmon fillets He offers a daily catch $5 where you can get five different types of seafood in the one bowl. Cooking salmon with skin on Now, that is something you are not likely to do at home!

Aside from the fresh seafood, Derrick is also an avid farmer and used to grow his own vegetables at the nearby community garden for the stall. How to cook salmon with skin on Now that his volume has expanded he is venturing overseas to grow his greens. Grilling salmon with skin on He believes in soil grown vegetables using natural fertilizers without the use of pesticides in keeping with his emphasis on healthy eating.

One of the most attractive things I found at the stall is his selection of eight different dips which you can use to complement your fish. Cook salmon fillet oven Dips 3,4,5,6 are the more traditional local style dips of which I really like no. Whole salmon fillet recipes 7 which is a ginger and soy dip that tastes a little like what you would eat with chicken rice. Cooking frozen salmon fillets It goes well with most of the white fish. Baked whole salmon fillet Dip 1 is a Thai style dip with soy sauce, garlic, lime, shallots and chillies which is delicious but will leave you with garlic breath. Recipe for baked salmon fillet Dip 2 is a Cambodian dip with pickled green and red veggies, Dip 6 is a Korean inspired chilli and fermented bean sauce that goes well with salmon. Cooking salmon fillets in oven Dip 5 is an Indonesian inspired dip made of fruit and vinegar which is more like an achar that is nice to have as a side dish.

The soup base is made from fish bones only (no pork bones) and he adds papaya to the soup for its enzymes and to add sweetness to the soup as he doesn’t add msg. Cooking salmon steaks in oven Now, the only complain that I have with the stall is that the soup isn’t as tasty as I would have liked. How to cook a salmon steak But here is where you will have to make a compromise because if you want a tastier soup, then it would mean adding more salt and msg. Baking a salmon fillet However, the lack of tastiness in the soup is made up with the variety of dips and seafood which you can choose from. Recipe for baked salmon fillets So, you will have a happy belly and umami satisifaction after the meal, and a clear conscience. Baking salmon fillets in oven 4/5 Chia Seeds on Rice

I took the opportunity to talk to some of the patrons at the stall and found that quite a few of them, like the patient who told me about the stall, actually eat there several times a week! One particular gentleman even testified that his health had improved tremendously after he had discovered the stall and started eating there several times a week! The success of such a stall tells me a few things. Baked salmon fillets First, there is a market for healthier hawker food which I feel more hawkers should try to exploit. Bake salmon fillet in oven Secondly, Singaporeans will pay more for what they perceive as better quality food. How to bake salmon fillet That is quite reassuring as Singaporeans often complain when the price of hawker food goes up. How long to bake salmon fillet So, it is good to know that we can be quite discerning.

Healthy and delicious fish soup with a wide variety of fresh fish to choose from, quality vegetables and a big emphasis on safety and health. How to bake a salmon fillet I used to think “healthy hawker food” was an oxymoron. How to bake salmon fillet in oven Not any more! There is a great future for healthier hawker dishes, but stalls need to think out of the box like Wang Yuan and not just toss in some extra veggies just to earn the healthy label.

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