With all simple ingredients, you can create one of amazing Vietnamese Fish Recipes with us. It is called Braised Young Anchovy with Peanut (Cá Cơm Sữa Kho Lạc). Using this dish with boiled rice in cold days is never better. Moreover, as you may know, anchovy is really good for health. It can apply more calcium for your bones, especially for elderly. If your kids want to eat it, it is still ok. Anchovy is really small so they cannot be stuck by bones.
Braised Young Anchovy with Peanut (Cá Cơm Sữa Kho Lạc)
This dish is really amazing, right? Do you want to make one of stunning Vietnamese Fish Recipes now? If you do want to cook, please follow carefully our instructions below and let us start cooking right now.


400gr young anchovy
Fresh peanut (depends on how much you want)
Salt, sugar, garlic, purple onion, chili, annatto seed oil
1 teaspoon sugar syrup (melted sugar)
Spring onion.


Step 1: Clean carefully anchovy and wait to dry.

Step 2: Boil peanut in hot water about 5 – 7 minutes. Then peel off the cover.
Step 3: Add 2 teaspoons annatto seed oil into pot, wait to hot, add more minced garlic and sliced purple onion and fry until they are fragrant. Next, add anchovy into pot and fry quickly with large heat in 5 – 7 minutes. Remember that you should stir gently because anchovy is small, easy to be grinded if you stir hardly. Here is also the important step to create one of stunning Vietnamese Fish Recipes for your family and friends. Then, pour 1 tablespoon fish sauce into anchovy and continue to cook with large heat in 5 – 10 minutes.
Step 4: In the cooking process, do not cover the pot, add more 1 teaspoon sugar syrup + minced chili + 2 tablespoons sugar + ½ teaspoon salt into pot and cook more 20 – 30 minutes. Sometime, you share gently to make sure all spices can absorb into anchovy.
Step 5: Continue to cook with small heat in 5 minute. Season again to suit your flavor; you can add more 1 tablespoon water if you want to use sauce of this dish for eating with boiled rice.
Step 6: Next, pour steamed peanut (in step 2) into pot and cook more 10 – 15 minutes until peanut is soft. Turn off the heat, sprinkle sliced spring onion on face of dish.
Finally, your dish is ready to serve. Before serving, you can add more pepper on face to increase the flavor of this dish. Using with boiled rice and hot soup is always the first choice in Vietnamese Meals. I hope this dish not only is delicious, but also is good for your family health. Good Luck for your Cooking and do not miss our other amazing Vietnamese Fish Recipes next time.
Braised Young Anchovy with Peanut (Cá Cơm Sữa Kho Lạc)
From Vietnamese Food Team.


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