A wholesome hearty meal ~ Appetizing Spicy, sweet and sour steamed fish in fragrant spicy sauce with a touch of Thailand essence.
Recipe adapted from Famous Chef Amy Beh with some amendments.
1 slice of grouper fish 石斑鱼 (2cm thick, about 250 gms)
1 stalk of lemongrass, smashed.
2 tbsp Fish sauce
2 tbsp Asam jawa juice
2 tabsp Lime juice
3-4 shallots, chopped finely
1 tbsp finely chopped lemon grass
3 chilli padi, chopped
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves and stalks
sugar to taste
Lightly season fish with seasoning (A). Place fish and lemon grass on a plate.
Steam over high heat for 8-10 minutes or until cooked.
3. Throw away excess water from the fish
Combine fragrant sauce (B) in a bowl. Pour sauce over the fish and serve immediately.