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Thai Steamed Fish


Thai Steamed Fish

Thai Steamed Fish



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Steamed in a range of assorted flavours, fish fillets are served with a freshly made creamy sauce.


  • 500 gms Basa fish

    2 Tbsp fish sauce

    1 Tbsp brown sugar

    1/2 Tbsp garlic

    Some chopped lemon grass

    8 to 10 kafir lime leaves, shredded

    6 pieces of sliced galangal

    6 whole thai red chillies

    Sesame oil


    A tsp of vegetable oil

    2 Tbsp garlic

    2 spring onions, chopped

    1 Tbsp light soya sauce

    1 Tbsp fish sauce

    1 Tbsp brown sugar

    1 Tbsp lemon juice


In a steamer put the fish fillets in a bowl. Scatter galangal, fresh lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, fish sauce, red chillies, and steam till it cooks through.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan, brown the garlic and add spring onions for 30 seconds.

Pour the light soya sauce and fish sauce and add the brown sugar. Add lime juice right at the end.

Pour this sauce over the fish when it is steamed. Also pour the leftover liquid from the bowl.

Serve while piping hot.

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Key Ingredients: Fish, fish sauce, lemongrass, kaffir lime, galangal, spring onion, brown sugar, garlic, red chilli, sesame oil, vegetable oil, onion, soya sauce, lemon juice