Steamed Fish with Lime Sauce or "Pla Neung Ma Nao in Thai. This dish is very healthy,spicy and delicious. You must try.
1 Lb. Tilapai / sole/sea bass/monk fish/fish feltes
2 Tbsp fish sauce
2 Tbsp chopped garlic
1/2 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp lime juice
1 1/2 Tbsp. fresh chillies finely chopped (or depend how spicy do you like)
1 Tbsp. pickled garlic juice (If you dont have it just leave it out)
Cilantro for garnish
lime thinly sliced for garnish
big red chilli cut in small strips for garnish
Gut and scale the fish then clean well
score the fish at an angle all the way to the bone on both sides to help it cook faster.
Set fish on a heat-proof plate which is able to put in a steamer./ microwave
Heat water in a steamer/wok/pot until boiling. Then put the fish in the steamer and leave it for 10-15 minutes. (or in can cook in microwave)
Remove the steamed fish from the steamer move to a severing plate.
while you are steaming the fish you can make lime sauce. In a mixing bowl, Add chillies, garlice, fish sauce, lime juice, pickled garlic, and sugar. Stir until mixed well
pour lime sauce over the fish and garnish with sliced lime, cilantro leaves and red chili
Serve with salad or jusmin rice.
Steamed Fish with Lime Sauce
(Pla Neung Ma Nau)
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