Q by Peter Chang's signature dish, steamed branzino with fresh chopped chili peppers, is a family recipe passed down through generations. The dish is rich and beautifully presented, with the spice complementing the fish rather than overwhelming it.
Q by Peter Chang
Whole Steamed Fish with Fermented Peppers and Scallions
branzino (fish) / fresh chopped chili peppers / garlic / chinese baiju / szechuan peppers / scallions
From Prep to Plate
Seth catches up with award-winning Chef Peter Chang at his Bethesda, Maryland restaurant Q by Peter Chang. Chef Chang showcases his signature whole steamed fish, with fermented peppers and green onions, a dish that he grew up eating fresh from the Yangtze River in his native Hubei, China. Plus, Seth watches Chef Chang make his delicious chili oil, which pairs perfectly with the savory Szechuan fish.