How to Steam Without a Steamer

Need to know how to steam broccoli without a steamer? Or shrimp? Or fish? Here’s a genius trick so you can steam vegetables and other foods with just a bit of tinfoil and a heatproof plate.

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Let's say you're in the mood for something steamed. Like dumplings or maybe some steamed fish but you don't have a bamboo steamer. I have a brilliant idea to teach you have to do it and all you need is aluminum foil and a deep skillet. [MUSIC] And what you're gonna do is you're going to roll it up into a ball. Just like that. And you're going to put it into a large deep skillet. There we go I've decided I'm going to steam some fish. So I have two beautiful fillets here, and I'm going to season them with a little bit of ginger, a little garlic just like this. And I'm also going to put a little bit of salt, not too much. The brilliant part about this tip is that because I'm using a heat proof plate, I can place it right on top of the foil in the skillet Just like that. And now I'm going to add about an inch of water to the skillet. Just like that. And you're going to put the lid on top. And you're going to bring this to a boil. And then what you're gonna do is reduce the heat just a little bit. And steam the fish for five to ten minutes. Okay, it's been about seven minutes. We're gonna check on this fish. Watch this. Beautiful, beautiful! It's so beautiful. Just gonna top it with some herbs, a little squeeze of lime. Who knew that aluminum foil was the perfect tool for the perfect steamed meal?
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How to Steam Without a Steamer