Thai crispy fish with tamarind sauce

Thai crispy fish with tamarind sauce


Learn the secret to serving up crispy whole snapper with Marion Grasby.

The ingredient of Thai crispy fish with tamarind sauce

  1. 2 green shallots, trimmed, sliced into 5cm-long strips
  2. 1kg whole snapper, cleaned, scaled
  3. 75g (1/2 cup) plain flour
  4. Vegetable oil, to deep-fry
  5. 1 long fresh red chilli, thinly sliced (optional)
  6. Lime wedges, to serve
  7. 3 coriander roots, cleaned, coarsely chopped
  8. 3 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  9. 2 long fresh red chillies, coarsely chopped
  10. 1/2 tsp sea salt
  11. 1 tbs vegetable oil
  12. 1 French shallot, thinly sliced
  13. 4cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, very finely sliced
  14. 60ml (1/4 cup) tamarind concentrate
  15. 65g (1/3 cup) shaved palm sugar
  16. 1 tbs fish sauce
  17. 1-2 tbs water, optional

The instruction how to make Thai crispy fish with tamarind sauce

  1. Place sliced shallot in a bowl of cold water and set aside to soak. The strips should curl as they soak.
  2. For sauce, use a mortar and pestle to pound coriander, garlic, chilli and salt to a paste. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the French shallot and ginger.
  3. Stir-fry for 1 minute or until aromatic. Add coriander paste. Stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add tamarind, sugar and fish sauce. Simmer for 2 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Set aside.
  4. Cut 3 slashes in the thickest part of the snapper on both sides. Place the flour on a large plate. Lightly coat fish in flour. Shake off any excess.
  5. Fill a wok one-third full with oil. Heat to 180u00b0C over high heat (see tip). Cook fish for 4 minutes each side or until just cooked through and golden. Drain on paper towel.
  6. Reheat sauce. Add water if too thick. Transfer fish to a plate. Pour sauce over fish. Sprinkle shallot and chilli, if using, over fish. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutritions of Thai crispy fish with tamarind sauce

fatContent: 698.836 calories
saturatedFatContent: 29.9 grams fat
carbohydrateContent: 4.5 grams saturated fat
sugarContent: 42.2 grams carbohydrates
fibreContent: 17.1 grams sugar
cholesterolContent: 68.6 grams protein
sodiumContent: 118 milligrams cholesterol

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