Sunday, March 18, 2012


STEAMED THAI FISH tried n tested by smita aggarwal

Steamed fish

2 filets basa fish.
Marinate in 2 tsp chopped thai ginger and 2 tbs soya sauce.

In a steamer, put water, 1 stalk lemon grass, 4 galangal leaves
Steam the fish.

Prepare sauce : 2 tbs castor sugar
3 tbs fish sauce
3 tbs oyster sauce
3 tbs soya sauce
3 tbs Chinese cooking wine

put fish in platter
cover with shredded spring onion and coriander leaves

heat 1 tsp peanut or sunflower oil till smoking
add a few drops sesame oil

pour oil on fish

add some of the water you used for steaming to your sauce

pour sauce on fish.
(the gravy is meant to be v watery)

Serve with rice.

(if you like whole fish you can use that, it just grosses me out a bit, so I use basa filets)

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