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Banana Leaf-Wrapped Fish with Shiitake Mushrooms

Let your customers unwrap this aromatic package filled with steamed fish, hearty mushrooms, and an umami-rich sauce.


4 pieces of fish, approximately 2 pounds total (halibut, sea bass, or cod work well)

4 pieces of banana leaf, approximately 6” x 6” with extra strips or twine for tying*

3.5 oz. Markon First Crop Shiitake Mushrooms, sliced and sauteed

3.5 oz. Matsutake Mushrooms, sauteed

1/4 cup Ready-Set-Serve Washed & Trimmed Green Onions, chopped

1 tsp. kosher salt

1/2 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper

1 Tbsp. lemongrass, chopped

1 Tbsp. Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic, chopped

2 Tbsp. dark soy sauce

1 Tbsp. sesame oil

2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar

1 tsp. black sesame seeds

1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes

*If banana leaves are unavailable, parchment paper can be substituted.


Place each piece of fish in the center of a banana leaf square; season with salt and pepper. Wrap and tie each package.

Place a steamer basket above a pot of boiling water. Place all four banana-leaf packages in steamer and cook for 20 minutes.

Combine lemongrass, garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, sesame seeds, and red pepper flakes.

Untie banana leaves and carefully plate fish; drizzle with sauce. Top with sauteed mushrooms and green onions.