Trey kho chnay.
(Caramelized ginger catfish).
Gingery caramelized catfish is delicious Khmer Krom country food.
- Ingredients :
- 1 Tablespoon water
- 1 Tablespoon of sugar
- 1 Cup water
- 2 Cloves garlic, minced
- 1 Tablespoon sugar
- 4 Tablespoons fish sauce
- ¼ Cup minced fresh
- 1 Whole medium basa or catfish, approx 1-1½ lb, clean and cut an inch chunks, or a package frozen catfish chunks (sold at most Asian markets)
- Procedures :
First make caramelized sauce by put 1 tablespoon of water and 1 tablespoon of sugar in a pot or skillet that big enough to hold all ingredients. Cook and stir frequently till sugar turns dark brown color, immediately pour 1 cup water over caramelized sauce, stirs well.
Add garlic, sugar, fish sauce and ginger, stirs well.
Add fish and simmering till fish tender and water reduced, while cooking
turns fish over couple time so both sides well coated with sauce.
Serve hot with rice or rice soup.
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