Red Grouper Steamboat

Optavia Red Grouper Steamboat Recipe

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 30 minutesCook time: 30 minutesRest time: minutesTotal time:1 hour Servings:4 servingsCalories:300 kcal Best Season:Winter


Red Grouper Steamboat is the go-to meal for any family gatherings, also a classic dish during Chinese New Year like the Chinese Pomfret. Salmon is one of the most economical seafood choices due to its constant demand over the years.


    Soup base:

  • Vegetables and protein:

  • Garnishing – optional


    Make the soup base:

  1. Add fish bouillon, water, and ginger to a large pot (a steamboat pot or hotpot if you have one!). Bring it to a boil for 15 minutes.
  2. Filter the soup through a fine strainer or sieve, and then pour it back into the large pot.
  3. Prepare fish, tofu, and vegetables:

  4.  Prepare the vegetables and protein (fish and tofu) needed for the steamboat.
  5.  Check and remove bones and fish scales, if any. Slice fish diagonally to uniform thickness.
  6. Place the vegetables (including dried seaweed) and protein onto a large plate or bowl.
  7. Make the Steamboat:

  8. Bring the soup in the large pot to a boil before adding the vegetables and protein.
  9.  You may add the cabbage and squash first. Simmer for 10 minutes until softened to your liking.
  10.  Add the remaining vegetables and protein and simmer until fish is opaque and vegetables are tender. Make sure everything is fully cooked before consumption.


  • Ladle an equal amount of the hot soup with vegetables and protein into 4 serving bowls and garnish with cilantro and chili paid.
  • Enjoy the steamboat and spend some quality time with your loved ones!
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 320
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g16%
Total Carbohydrate 17g6%
Protein 39g78%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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