Snapper with Asian greens and ponzu dressing

Written by Masterchef finalist Callum Hann, and accredited dietitian Themis Chryssidis

Posted: Mar 20 2021

This snapper recipe from Sprout is super simple and uses only a few ingredients.

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 x 150g Pieces snapper, skin on (or substitute your favourite fish)
  • 1 thumb sized piece ginger, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 4 spring onions, cut into 4cm batons
  • 3 bok choy, leaves separated
  • 1 bunch choy sum, leaves separated
  • 2 cups snow peas
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Ponzu dressing:

  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Juice of an orange
  • ¼ cup mirin
  • 2 tablespoons salt reduced soy sauce


  1. Combine all ponzu dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add olive oil, then snapper, skin side down. Cook for 1-2 minutes each side or until just cooked through. Remove from heat and keep warm.
  3. In the same pan, cook ginger, garlic, chili and spring onion for 10 seconds or until fragrant. Add bok choy, choy sum and snow peas. Cook, turning often ,for 1-2 minutes or until vegetables are lightly golden and have softened slightly.
  4. Divide vegetables between serving bowls. Top with snapper and sesame seeds. Spoon over ponzu dressing then serve.

Cooking Tip: Ponzu dressing sounds exotic, but don’t let the name scare you. This recipe is super simple, uses only a few ingredients and is packed full of flavour. Mirin, frequently used in Japanese cooking, is available in the Asian section of most supermarkets.

Nutrition Tip:
This dish is all about the bright green, crispy vegetables that soak up the aromatic Asian flavours and make you want more. A great way to increase your veggie intake! Feel free to substitute the suggested vegetables for others you have in the fridge or some of your favourites.

As a Health Partners member, enjoy exclusive member discounts with Sprout Cooking School and Health Studio.

Find out more

Posted: Mar 20 2021


The information contained here is of a general nature and does not take into account your personal medical situation. The information is not a substitute for independent professional medical advice and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or used for therapeutic purposes. Should you require specific medical information, please seek advice from your healthcare practitioner. Health Partners does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information provided. While we have prepared the information carefully, we can’t guarantee that it is accurate, complete or up-to-date. And while we may mention goods or services provided by others, we aren’t specifically endorsing them and can’t accept responsibility for them.

© Copyright Health Partners. 2024 All Rights Reserved.

Health Partners is committed to providing quality and affordable health care, and we value our members and our obligation to protect your privacy. As part of our responsibility in protecting your privacy, from time to time we review our policies to ensure we are meeting our obligations. We have recently made some updates to our Privacy Policy. Please click here to view the Health Partners Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

1300 113 113 Sat 9am - 1pm

Send us a message

Contact options and opening hours

View all