How to cook Braised Fish with Sour and Spicy Sauce

Today I will introduce one of amazing Vietnamese fish dishes for all you guys. It is really tasty when eating with boiled rice in cold weather, that called Braised Fish with Sour and Spicy Sauce. A little sour from tamarind is combined with spicy from chili and sweet from fish will create a fantastic song for your meals. Follow this recipe below to learn How to cook this special dish: 

1. Ingredients:

– Mackerel fish: 1

– Tamarind (like jam but no absorb with sugar): 1 tablespoon

– Chili, fish sauce, purple onion, sugar, pepper, salt

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2. Instructions:

Clean fish carefully. Chop into short pieces. Clean again in water added a little salt in 2 time and clean again with fresh water. Marinate with 1 teaspoon salt and wait in 30 minutes.

Pour tamarind into small bowl, add 2 tablespoons hot water and mix it well. Filter to get the tamarind water. Throw away the seeds.

Heat the oil (2 – 3 teaspoons), add minced purple onion and fry until it is fragrant. Next, add sliced fish and fry preliminarily. Put on plate added paper napkin to absorb wasted oil. Here is the important step to create one of delicious Vietnamese fish dishes.

Next, add fried fish + chili into clay pot. Add more fish sauce + sugar. Cook in large heat about 5 – 7 minutes.

Then, pour tamarind water in step 2 into clay pot. Season with 2 tablespoons sugar and cook with small heat, do not cover the pot if you want to create a fantastic food.

Continue to cook until the sauce of this food is nearly ran out. Season again to suit your flavor and turn off the heat.

Finally, your dish is ready to serve. Sprinkle sliced spring onion before serving will increase the flavor for one of Vietnamese fish dishes. Use this food like a main dish for your family meal is a good choice. Do you satisfy with my recipe? Hope you will choose to cook it. Good Luck for your Cooking and Have a good appetite.

Source: Vietnamesefood