Friday, May 28, 2010

Fried Fish with chili sauce

If you are in a mood to have fish, and want to have some different
flavour then here a recipe that has directly come from Thai kitchen to
make you day, in this recipe Plaa Raad Prik it is a whole fish, this
dish usually be eaten as larger meal. If you want to have a new
flavour you can add curry or soup , it is a home style recipe, the
taste is so different so try this very yummy Fried Fish with chili
Fried Fish with chili sauce

All you need is:

1-2 cups of vegetable oil for deep frying
1/2 cup of garlic cloves
1 teaspoon of salt
1 whole red grouper 1-1.5lbs (.6-.7kg)
1/2 cup of tamarind paste (1/4 cup tamarind pulp + 1/4 cup hot water, squeezed)
2 tablespoons of fish sauce
A few sprigs of coriander
1/4 cup palm sugar
1/2 cup of small thai chilies

How to make:

Start with smashing the garlic cloves, other wise you can use
thin-skinned Thai garlic, skins needed to be removed,add chillies and
Make tamarind paste, add tamarind in hot water and squish it with your
fingers to make paste, then strain it.
Now remove the scales and clean the guts of fish, wash it and dry,
add salt now make 3- deep slices on the both sides of fish.
Now deep fry it on medium heat make it brown, keep it aside, then
remove out the oil from wok but you can use it to prepare sauce
Take a pan Add 1/2 cup of the used oil, now fry chillies and garlic
make it fragrant on medium heat.
Keep stirring to prevent from burning,make sure the garlic should not be brown.
When the fragrance starts coming add tamarind water, fish sauce and
palm sugar, make it boil up to 1-2 min.
Add sauce and garnish the fish with a few sprigs of coriander..

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