Hello Rice Cookers 101 community, welcome to another delicious recipe! Today, we’re going to be making a delicious and flavorful Fujian Grouper Rice dish that is sure to impress your family and friends. This dish perfectly combines the savory flavors of fresh grouper with the aromatic and fragrant jasmine rice, and is a true delight for the senses. So, let’s put on our aprons and get cooking! We’ve made this fujan grouper rice recipe easy to follow 👨‍🍳. If you’re looking for our favorite rice cookers to make this recipe, check out our list of top rice cookers here.

fujan  grouper rice ingredients


  • 1 whole grouper, about 1kg
  • 3 cups of rice
  • 5 cups of water
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 4 slices of ginger
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of Shaoxing wine
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • Oil for cooking
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Clean and debone the grouper, cut into large chunks and set aside.
  2. Rinse the rice and drain well.
  3. In a large pot, heat some oil and sauté the garlic, ginger, and scallions until fragrant.
  4. Add the rice and stir well until it is well coated with the oil and aromatics.
  5. Add in the water, soy sauce, Shaoxing wine, sesame oil, sugar, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  6. Turn the heat down to low and let the rice simmer for about 10 minutes.
  7. Place the chunks of grouper on top of the rice, cover the pot and let it cook for another 15-20 minutes, or until the rice is fully cooked and the fish is tender.
  8. In a small bowl, mix the cornstarch with some water and add it to the pot to thicken the sauce if desired.
  9. Serve the Fujian Grouper Rice hot and garnish with some chopped scallions if desired.

fujan  grouper rice

How long does fujan grouper rice last in the fridge?

Cooked Fujian grouper rice has a relatively short shelf life in the fridge. It should not be kept for more than 3-4 days in the fridge after cooking. It’s important to store the rice in an airtight container to minimize moisture loss and to maintain its texture. If you want to keep the leftovers for a longer period, it’s better to store them in the freezer. Cooked Fujian grouper rice can be frozen for up to 2-3 months without affecting its quality or taste. However, it’s important to thaw the rice properly before reheating it to prevent bacterial growth.

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Low calorie fujan grouper rice recipe substitutions

To make this recipe lower calorie, you can make the following substitutions – use a leaner white fish such as cod or tilapia instead of grouper, reduce the amount of rice used and increase the amount of vegetables in the recipe, and use a cooking spray or a small amount of oil instead of regular cooking oil. Also, use low-sodium soy sauce or reduce the amount used, and replace the sugar with a natural sweetener such as honey or stevia. These substitutions will help to lower the overall calorie count of the dish while still maintaining its flavor and nutritional value.

What to serve with a fujan grouper rice?

Fujian Grouper Rice is a flavorful and hearty dish that pairs well with a variety of vegetable and seafood-based sides. Some popular options include stir-fried vegetables like bok choy or Chinese broccoli, sautéed shrimp or scallops, steamed dumplings or buns, and crispy spring rolls. For a more complete and balanced meal, you could also add a simple soup or salad to start, or serve fruit or a light dessert to finish. Ultimately, the best side dishes to serve with Fujian Grouper Rice will depend on your personal preferences and the occasion for your meal, but these suggestions should give you a good starting point for creating a delicious and satisfying menu.

Whats the best sauce for a fujan grouper rice?

The best sauce for Fujian grouper rice is a flavorful mixture of soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, rice wine, and sugar. To make the sauce, combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and stir well until the sugar dissolves. Adjust the seasoning to taste by adding more sugar if desired. The savory and umami flavors of the soy sauce and oyster sauce pair perfectly with the delicate and sweet flavor of the grouper, while the sesame oil and rice wine add depth and complexity to the dish. Pour the sauce over the cooked rice and fish to enhance the flavors and textures of this classic Fujianese dish.

Fujan grouper rice health benefits

Unfortunately, I cannot determine the health benefits of a specific recipe without knowing the ingredients and preparation method used. However, some potential health benefits of a dish containing Fujian grouper could include a high protein content, omega-3 fatty acids, and essential vitamins and minerals. Additionally, incorporating whole grains and vegetables into the recipe can further increase its nutritional value. If there are no health benefits to the recipe, I recommend considering a dish that incorporates more fresh and minimally processed ingredients, such as a quinoa and vegetable stir-fry or baked salmon with roasted vegetables.

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