Lemon myrtle steamed fish

Lemon myrtle is a unique rainforest plant with a divine fragrance. Fresh or ground, the dried leaf has endless applications and it teams beautifully with fish.

Steamed fish with lemon myrtle spices


  • 4 small firm white fish fillets
  • 16 tbsp lemon myrtle spice
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 4 spring onions chopped
  • 4 tbsp lime juice (about 1 lime) 
  • 1 lime, cut into 8 wedges


  1. Line a steamer with paper bark, banana leaves or a circle of baking paper. Arrange the fish fillets in the base of the steamer and top with lemon myrtle spice and chopped garlic. Cover with a lid and steam for 5–6 minutes.
  2. Remove the lid carefully and sprinkle with spring onion and lime juice.
  3. Cover and steam for a further 20 minutes. Serve with wedges of lime and steamed rice. 


This recipe serves 4. 

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