Thursday, April 14, 2005

Cá Bống Kho Rau Răm

Braised Sand Goby

8 big sand goby, cut in half
2 shallot, minced
2 clove garlic, minced
1/2 t. fresh ground pepper
1 t. chili powder
2 t. vegetable oil
1 cup vietnamese coriander, minced
10 red hot chili pepper
1 T. caramel syrup or 1 T. teriyaki sauce
3 t. sugar
4 T. fish sauce
salt to taste

Marinate fish in a claypot with shallot, garlic, pepper, oil, chili powder, fish sauce, sugar, caramel syrup ( to make caramel: heat 3 t. of sugar in a nonstick-pan over medium heat until it turn into golden liquid) for 30 minutes.
Heat the claypot over high flame until boiling, add 1 cup of water, bring back to boil, then turn to low heat to cook with covered lid for 30 mins, add chili pepper and coriander in, cook for 30 more minutes.

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