You may know the traditional braised fish in clay pot of Vietnamese people. However, today I will introduce one of amazing Vietnamese Fish Recipes for all you guys. It is really tasty when eating with boiled rice in cold weather. Are you curious about this dish? Yes, it is called Braised Fish with Sour and Spicy Sauce (Cá Kho Chua Cay). Here is also my favorite dish for lunch meals. A little sour from tamarind is combined with spicy from chili and sweet from fish will create a fantastic song for your meals.
Are you ready to know one of delicious Vietnamese Fish Recipes with us? Do you want to cook it for your family meal? If you say yes, please follow my instructions below carefully and let us together start cooking right now.
1 mackerel fish
Chili, fish sauce, purple onion, sugar, pepper, salt.
1 tablespoon tamarind (like jam but no absorb with sugar) – buy at Vietnamese markets.
Step 1: 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.
Step 2: Pour tamarind into small bowl, add 2 tablespoons hot water and mix it well. Filter to get the tamarind water. Throw away the seeds.
Step 3: Heat the oil (2 – 3 teaspoons), add minced purple onion and fry until it is fragrant. Next, add sliced fish and fry preliminarily. Next, put on plate added paper napkin to absorb wasted oil. Here is the important step to create one of delicious Vietnamese Fish Recipes.
Step 4: Next, add fried fish + chili into clay pot. Add more fish sauce + sugar. Cook in large heat about 5 – 7 minutes.
Step 5: 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.
Step 6: 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 Recipes. 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.