Asian Seafood Recipes

Sea Scallops

 In Sweet Chili Sauce Only marinate for 10 minutes, any longer will cause the limejuice to “cook” the raw scallops and the flesh will become mushy when cooked. This recipe can also be made with peeled and deveined jumbo prawns or a filet of fish, such as black bass or red snapper. Makes: 4 servings […]

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Thai Steamed Mussels

Ingredients 500 g/1 lb mussels 125 g/4 oz white fish fillets 125 g/4 oz raw prawns 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh coriander 1/4 teaspoon finely grated kaffir lime rind or lemon rind 1 tablespoon finely chopped spring onions (scallions) 2 teaspoons fish sauce […]

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Fish and Tamarind Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 8 shallots, chopped 6 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 6 cups water 6 stalks lemon grass, ground 1/4 cup tamarind juice salt to taste 2 pounds red snapper fillets, cut into 1 inch pieces Directions Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium […]

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Stuffed Crabs (Bu Cha)

This recipe is usually made with fresh crabs; the crabs are cooked, the meat is removed and mixed with the other ingredients, the mixture stuffed back into the cleaned crab shells, and then fried. If you would like to make the recipe with canned crab meat, you can stuff the mixture into crab shells if […]

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Fried Fish with Tamarind Sauce

(Pla Jian) Ingredients 2 lb Firm white fish – whole, fillets, cutlets or steaks 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Turmeric ground 1/2 tsp Black pepper ground Peanut oil for shallow frying 1/2 tbsp Garlic chop fine 1/4 cup Tamarind liquid Soya sauce or Fish sauce to taste 1 tbsp Palm sugar 1/2 tsp Chili paste […]

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Seafood Clay Pot (Bot Daek)

This recipe is traditionally made in a clay pot, but any pot may be used. Ingredients 2 cups Fish or chicken stock 1/4 cup Shallots slice thin Fish sauce to taste 2 tbsp Lime juice 1 tbsp Garlic slice thin 1 tbsp Lemon grass slice thin diagonally 1 tsp Chili paste 2 Lime leaves (Kaffir) […]

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Thai Fish Balls

Degree of difficulty: Low Ingredients 500g White Fish Fillets 2 tsp Red or Green Thai Curry Paste pinch of Salt 1 Tblsp Fish Sauce 1 Tblsp chopped Coriander Leaves Oil for deep frying Directions Chop the fish roughly into chunks then process in food processor until it makes a paste. Add the fish sauce, curry […]

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