After two dinners out this week, I was craving to eat something of which the ingredients were all known to me. Something simple, healthy, and home-made. Sick of cooking the usual grilled salmon, trawling the internet led me to this wonderful recipe, which I tried for the first time, and has now been named by PB as my “best fish dish, ever”.
You can try this dish with all kinds of white, firm fish – we went with Red Snapper. He had nice eyes and looked fresh!
3/4 cup tightly packed coriander (leaves and stems)
1/4 cup tightly packed mint leaves
3 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
2 stalks of lemongrass, coarsely chopped (white part only, outer layer removed)
3/4″ ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped
2 teaspoons fish sauce
Zest of 1 lime
1/4 cup peanut oil 1 tbsp olive oil
660g whole red snapper, gutted, scaled and cleaned