Make sure the fish is cleaned and scales removed. Rub salt all over fish and rinse with water. This helps to reduce fishy smell.
Place the 2 spring onion on the heatproof plate and rest the fish on top. Place a few slices of ginger into the cavity of the fish.
Bring steamer to boil on high. Steam fish for 8 minutes. Check with a butter knife or fork. Fish should flake easily and is opaque, if not let it steam for another 1-2 minutes.
Carefully drain off the liquid collected on the plate from steaming.
Garnish top of the fish with julienned ginger
Top the fish with chilli, coriander, and spring onions.
In a small saucepan, heat oil till it starts to smoke and immediately remove from heat.
Drizzle hot oil over coriander and spring onions. Then finish with fried shallots.
Pour prepared sauce over fish.