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Turmeric Fried Fish    HT  MC  Cambodian  25mins plus marinating


Cambodian Name: Trey chien la-miet


Serves 4     Hot  Fish  Main Course  Dairy Free  Eggless  Cambodia  Asia



2 Garlic Cloves, crushed

2 Stalks of Lemon Grass, finely chopped or 4 teasp Ground Lemon Grass

2 Spring Onions, finely chopped

1 tbsp Fish Sauce

2 teasp Ground Turmeric

1 teasp Salt

  teasp Black Pepper

Vegetable Oil for shallow frying

450g/1lb fish fillets e.g. Tilapia, Sea Bream, Sea Bass, Red Snapper, halved




1. Place the garlic, lemon grass, onion, fish sauce, turmeric, salt and pepper in a small bowl and mix well.


2. Rub the mixture over both sides of the fish, place in a shallow dish, cover with clingfilm and refrigerate for 4 hours.


3. Heat the oil in a large frying pan until quite hot then add the marinated fish and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cooked through. Serve immediately.  




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