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Thai Curried Red Snapper

Thai Curried Red SnapperRecipe courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 (8-ounce) red snapper fillets
2 tablespoons sunflower oil
2 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
3 fluid ounces coconut milk
1 teaspoon Thai fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon brown sugar, packed
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Hot cooked rice for accompaniment

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying pan; add the curry paste and fry for 2 minutes until the spices separate from the oil. Add the coconut milk, fish sauce and sugar. Simmer until thickened.
  2. Heat some oil and deep-fry the snapper for approximately 2 minutes until crisp and golden. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Place the snapper onto serving plates.
  4. Stir the lime juice into the sauce and season with the salt and pepper. Spoon the sauce over the snapper.
  5. Serve with hot cooked rice.

Makes 2 servings.

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Recipe and photograph courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority