Beer Fish

Beer Fish is a Yangshuo favourite and you can try it in many restaurants in Yangshuo. We recommend you order it at Cloud 9 of course. If you are further away, this recipe will remind you of your Yangshuo holiday.

Beer Fish

Beer Fish


1 kg of fresh fish cut into small portions, any white fish can be used

Vegetable oil for cooking

Pinch of salt

2 tomatoes cut into big pieces

6 pickled red chilli, cut into pieces

1 red bell pepper (capsicum) and 2 green bell peppers cut into triangles

10 grammes garlic leaves cut into 2 inch pieces

10 grammes celery cut into 2 inch pieces

3 cloves garlic and 1 small piece of ginger cut into small pieces

Spring onions cut into 3cm strips

Oyster sauce

Soy sauce

Corn starch mixed with a little water

Pinch of sugar

White pepper

Sesame oil.

1 bottle of beer.


Heat the wok, once smoking add 4 tablespoons of cold oil and add a pinch of salt, turn down to medium heat and add the fish, cook on one side until golden.

Put the garlic, ginger and pickled chili, on top of the fish in the wok, then turn the fish over.

Put the celery, peppers and garlic around the fish.

Add enough beer to half cover the fish, season with a pinch of sugar, 3 tsp oyster sauce, 2 teaspoons of soy sauce, 1 tsp of chicken stock.

Turn the heat to low and cook for about 3 minutes then add the tomatoes

Put in the corn starch to thicken the sauce.

Finish with spring onions, white pepper and sesame oil.


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