Pla Kao Rat Phrik
"Fried Grouper with Chilli Dressing"
Thai Sea Food Blog : Ingredients
- 1 grouper weighing about 500 grams
- 10 shallots
- 15 hot chillies
- 10 cloves garlic
- 1 tsp.chopped coriander root
- 3 tbsp.tamarind juice
- 2 tsp. curry powder
- 1 tbsp.palm sugar
- 2 tbsp. fish
Thai Sea Food Blog : Preparation
1.Scale,clean,and wash the fish,score both sides with a knife, and drain well.
2.Heat a deep frying pan containing enough oil to float the fish. When the oil is hot ,lower the fish into the oil and fry at medium heat. Watch that it does not stick. Turn the fish when it is done on one side. When crisp and golden on both sides,remove from oil,drain,and then place on the serving dish.
3.Peel and wash the shallots,peel the garlic cloves,chop them fine with the chillies and coriander root,and then fry in about 2 tbsp. of oil. When fragrant,add the tamarind juice,fish sauce,and palm sugar to make the mixture salty,sour,and sweet. Then,spoon the sauce over the fish and serve immediately.