One of my favorite Vietnamese Fish Recipes is Braised Anchovy Fish with Satay (Cá Nục Kho Sa Tế). It is such amazing when eating in cold days. Yesterday, my mom cooked it for Dinner Christmas Meal. This dish will be more delicious when you enjoy with boiled rice and hot soup. When the weather is so cold outside, eating it and you will feel warmer inside your body. I bet you will not regret about your decision.
Braised Scad Fish with Satay (Cá Nục Kho Sa Tế)
If you want to change your boring meals, cook one of delicious Vietnamese Fish Recipes like this dish is the good choice, especially on Christmas Night. Now let us start cooking now. Please follow our instruction below carefully.


10 small scad fishes
2 tablespoons shrimp satay
Spices: 2 tablespoons fish sauce, 1 tablespoon sugar syrup (melted sugar), 1 teaspoon Maggis’s stuff, 1 teaspoon sugar, pepper, salt.
Boiled water, coriander.


Step 1: Cut off the heads of scad fishes and throw away fish stomach. Clean with water added a little salt in 2 -3 times. Wait to dry.

Step 2: Add fish on bowl, sprinkle a little salt and wait about 5 – 10 minutes. Then, pour out all water, continue marinate with spices and 1 tablespoon shrimp satay. Make sure spices will absorb all fishes; wait about 20 minutes to create one of stunning Vietnamese Fish Recipes.
Step 3: Next, put fish into pot, cook with medium heat. Add more 1 and half tablespoons boiled water and simmer with small heat about 15 – 20 minutes.

Step 4: Season again to suit your flavor and add more 1 left tablespoon shrimp satay into pot and simmer more 20 – 30 minutes. Turn off the heat.

Finally your fish is ready to serve. Using this dish with boiled rice is the best choice. I bet your family will fall in love with this dish. I suggest you should eat it in cold days; it can help you feel warmer inside. Hope you love this dish and do not forget to see our other stunning Vietnamese Fish Recipes next time. Good Luck for your Cooking.

From Vietnamese Food Team.

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