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Fish Kikiam
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How to Cook Fish Kikiam

Kikiam or quekiam is a Chinese dish which Filipinos have adopted and made one of their own.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Chinese/Filipino
Keyword: fish kikiam, quekiam
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 187kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo fish fillet deboned and minced
  • 1/4 cup onions finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrots finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup turnips finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh shrimps peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose-flour
  • 2 Tbsp. celery chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper ground
  • 1/4 tsp. Ngohiong Ngoyong powder or five spice powder
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 6 pcs kikiam wrapper taupee
  • 2 cups cooking oil for deep frying


How to make fish kikiam:

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl (minced fish, onions, carrots, turnips, shrimps, flour, celery, five spice powder, black pepper, egg) except the oil and kikiam wrapper.
  • Mix the ingredients very well until it has a uniform mixture.
  • Measure 1/4 cup of minced fish mixture and roll in a kikiam wrapper until you form an elongated sausage shape kikiam.
  • Do the same thing on rest of the mixture and kikiam wrapper.
  • Steam the kikiam for at 10 to 15 minutes before frying.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan and deep fry the kikiam until golden brown.
  • Slice before serving and serve it with sweet and sour sauce or sweet chili sauce.