Trey toke kho ma-rit.
(Caramelized snakehead fish.)
Caramelize snakehead fish(trey toke) with black pepper is delicious Khmer country food.
- Ingredients :
- 1 Tablespoon water
- 1 Tablespoon of sugar
- 1 Cup water
- 2 Cloves garlic, minced
- ½ Cup sugar
- ½ Cup fish sauce
- ½ Teaspoon salt
- 1 Whole medium mud fish(trey toke),clean and cut steak size
- ½ Teaspoon black pepper, or to your taste
- 1 Stalk green onion, minced
- 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, ½ cup sugar, fish sauce and salt, stirs well.
Add fish and simmering in low heat, turns fish to other side during cooking couple time so both sides fish well coated with sauce.
Cook till fish tender and sauce thicken.
Top with green onion and black pepper.
Serve hot with rice.
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