When weather changes from cold to hot, my body gets sick easily. These days I just want to eat something salt and spicy. That is why my mom chooses to cook Braised Fish Head with Chili  (Đầu Cá Kho Ớt Xanh) for me and family. This dish is really tasty especially when eating with boiled rice or noodle. Come from many delicious Vietnamese Fish Recipes, you cannot deny its stunning flavor from the first time of eating.
This braised fish dish is not require much time and cooking skills, so when you are ready, please follow carefully our instructions below and let us together start making one of amazing Vietnamese Fish Recipes for who we love.


1 big fish head (mackerel or tuna fish is all delicious)
1 ginger
3 big green chili fruits
Garlic, purple onion, fish sauce, sugar, Maggi’s stuff, annatto seeds oil, salt, pepper, spring onion.


Step 1: Slice fish head into medium pieces. Clean carefully and marinate with a little salt, wait in 15 – 20 minutes.

Step 2: Peel off the cover of ginger, garlic, purple onion, and grind them well.
Step 3: Clean green chili and slice small.
Step 4: Here is the first step to create the flavor for one of delicious Vietnamese Fish Recipes. So you should not neglect when cooking. Add sliced fish head into pot, pour more mixture in step 2 + 2 tablespoons fish sauce + 1 tablespoon sugar + sliced green chili + 1 teaspoon annatto seeds oil + ½ Maggi’s stuff, mix well and wait in 1 – 2 hours. Then, bring to cooking stove and cook in 15 minutes with small heat.
Step 5: Pour slowly boiled water into pot (2 – 3 bowls), cook in small heat. Sometime shake gently to make sure all spices absorb into fish slices.
Step 6: Cook until fish is soft and the broth is nearly run out. Season again to suit your flavor. If you love spicy, you can add more sliced green chili in this step. Cook more 5 minutes and turn off the heat.
Finally, you finished one of stunning Vietnamese Fish Recipes with us. Before eating, sprinkle a little sliced spring onion and pepper on face of dish to increase the flavor. I suggest you should eat when it is hot. And more better when enjoy with boiled rice or noodle. Hope you love it and Good Luck for your Cooking.

From Vietnamese Food Team.


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