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Thai   -   Gkaeng Som Bplah (Tamarind Fish)   adapted from Dancing Shrimp by Kasma Loha-Unchit

  • 1 Pound Tilapia Fillets
  • 4 Cups Chicken Stock
  • 2 Cups French-Style Green Beans
  • 2 Cups Cauliflower -- Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger
  • 4 Tablespoons Fish Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Tamarind Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Palm Sugar
  • 1 Bunch Green Onion -- Chopped
  • 2 Medium Jalapeno -- Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Cilantro -- Chopped
  • 8 Medium Dried Chilis -- Chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon White Pepper
  • 6 Cloves Garlic -- Chopped
  • 3 Large Shallot -- Chopped
  • 2 Teaspoons Shrimp Paste
Directions Combine dried chilis, white pepper, garlic, shallots, and shrimp paste in blender, puree. Bring stock to a boil. and dissolve chili paste into it. Add beans, cauliflour, ginger, fish sauce, tamarind juice, and sugar, simmer for 10 minutes. Saute fish, green onions and jalapenoes in a frying pan until fish is cooked. Serve fish topped with sauce and sprinkled with cilantro. Serve over rice.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00
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