Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Thai Steamed Fish

Thai Steamed Fish
Feeds 4

4 pieces of white fish such as cod, haddock or pollack, approx 100g each
1 large or 2 small chillies, deseeded and finely sliced
1 thumb size of ginger, peeled and cut into thin strips
2 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
2 carrots, peeled and cut into thin strips
6 spring onions, sliced thin
Juice of 1 lime
4 tbsp Nam Pla (fish sauce)
100ml coconut milk
Fresh coriander
Sesame seeds

1 – Take a large piece of foil, enough to fold over the fish to form a bag with room at the top for air to circulate and the right size to fit into a steamer.
2 – Put the fish fillets onto the foil.
3 – Top each piece of fish evenly in layers starting with ginger, then garlic, chilli, carrots and spring onions.
4 – Drizzle over evenly the lime juice, fish sauce and coconut milk.
5 – Seal the bag firmly them place into a steamer. Steam for 10 minutes.
6 – Slit the bag and pour over hot noodles or Thai jasmine rice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with fresh coriander and fresh lime.

7 comments:

Luis Puig said...

thought I could share with you guys, the new cooking site of Ferran Adria, elBulli Foundation.

http://www.bullifoundation.org/

The master of chefs intents to go live in Internet in 2014, but his foundation’s site is already up and running with an English and blogging sections for fans and cooks around the world.

Check it out.

http://www.bullifoundation.org/search/label/English

Unknown said...

David, where've you been man I was going to send the South Shields police in. Quick and easy recipe this one, love thai flavours, so much so, co-incidentally cooked a similar dish with chicken thighs the other night.

Sarah said...

Wow, you're right, that does sound quick and tasty. I love it! Thanks... weeknights seem to be getting shorted in my house too. Workaholics?

Valerie Harrison (bellini) said...

Love the flavour profile here David. Quick and easy during the workweek is a must that's for sure!!!

Figs, Bay, Wine said...

Ah lovely! I've just gotten stuck back in to blogging (a bit) and have been hoping you were going to still be posting. You're teaching? How are you liking it? I'll bet you're a natural. Hope all is well. xo A

tori said...

Sounds like another cracking combination. Can't wait to see the new site!

Sammie said...

I love Thai food but I'm not very good at cooking it... I hope this recipe will be a keeper!

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