Soak chai poh for 3 minutes. Squeeze dry and chop finely. Chop red chilies, garlic, and coriander leaves. Set aside
Prepare chai poh topping:
Preheat a pan/skillet. Add cooking oil. Stir fry garlic and chili for about 10 seconds. Add chai poh, sugar, and soy sauce and stir fry for about 5 minutes. Have a taste. It should be sweet, spicy, and a bit salty. Add more salt or sugar to your taste.
Prepare the sauce:
Mix all the ingredients for sauce in a bowl. Make sure the corn starch dissolves. Pour in a sauce pan and bring to a gentle simmer and cook until the sauce is slightly thickened
Steam the fish:
Rinse fish and pat dry with an absorbent paper towel. Place on a steaming dish and steam for about 8 minutes
Place the fish on serving platter. Top with chai poh mixture. Drizzle over the sauce. Garnish with cilantro leaves and serve immediately
Sometimes mom likes to mix the salty chai poh and sweet chai poh. You can definitely do so too if you like.
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