Ingredients

  • Serves 2-3 people
  • 1 red snapper (small to medium size)

  • 1 stalk lemongrass (chopped)

  • 500 ml water (for steaming)

     

  • garnish:

    1 pc red spur chili (chopped)

  • 5-6 pcs coriander leaves

  • 1 pc lime (chopped)

     

  • sauce:

    5 tbsp lime juice

  • 3 tbsp fish sauce 

  • 2 tsp sugar

  • 2 tbsp garlic (coarsely chopped)

  • 2 tbsp chili (coarsely chopped)

  • 4 slices galangal

Fish in Hot and Sour Sauce (Plah Neung Manao)
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Fish in Hot and Sour Sauce (Plah Neung Manao)

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Fast, fresh and super easy. This Thai hot and sour fish recipe features the beautiful red snapper as the star of the dish, doused in mouth-watering hot and sour sauce that will sure impress your guests and family.
  • Easy
  • 10 min
  • 15 min
  • 15 min
  • 2 steps
  • 14 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 2 steps
  • 14 Ingredients
  • 10 min
  • 15 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Prepare and steam the fish

    • Prepare your steamer by boiling 500 ml water (or enough water for your steamer).
    • Score the fish by using and knife to cut three diagonal slits across the fish (about 1cm deep).
    • Tuck the chopped lemongrass into the slits.
    • Transfer the fish on to a plate and place more lemongrass to season.
    • Place your fish into your steamer and steam for 10 - 15 minutes, or until your fish is cooked. 
    • Once it is cooked, pour and remove the excess liquid from the fish and transfer fish onto a serving bowl.


  2. Make hot and sour sauce

    • In a mixing bowl, combine garlic, chilies, galangal, lime juice, fish sauce and sugar and mix well.
    • Set it aside.


Plate and Serve!

Pour hot and sour sauce over the fish and garnish with lime, coriander leaves and red spur chilies before serving.

Plate and Serve!

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    Ingredients
    • Serves 2-3 people
    • 1 red snapper (small to medium size)

    • 1 stalk lemongrass (chopped)

    • 500 ml water (for steaming)

       

    • garnish:

      1 pc red spur chili (chopped)

    • 5-6 pcs coriander leaves

    • 1 pc lime (chopped)

       

    • sauce:

      5 tbsp lime juice

    • 3 tbsp fish sauce 

    • 2 tsp sugar

    • 2 tbsp garlic (coarsely chopped)

    • 2 tbsp chili (coarsely chopped)

    • 4 slices galangal

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