How to Make Nahm Jim Steamed Fish
For the Nahm Jim sauce:
1.In a bowl add the lemon juice, fish sauce, sugar. Mix well to dissolve the sugar.
2.Now add the garlic, chillies, coriander ( do not gorget to add the coriander roots and they have a lot of flavor in them).
3.Add the kaffir leaves and water. Mix well.
For the fish:
1.Marinate fish fillet with fish sauce, chopped galangal, chopped lemon grass, kafir lime leaves for about 15-20 minutes)
2.Put them in a steamer till cooked.
3.Heat the Nahm Jim dressing with a bit of water till a slight boil (we do not have to reduce the sauce).
4.Pour over fish. Garnish with basil, kafir lime leaves or coriander leaves.
For the Chilli Oil Dressing:
1.Heat oil, add red chillies and pour over the fish and serve.
2.Tip: The Nahm Jim sauce can also be used as a dressing for a nice cold salad.