Spicy Fish

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recipe by Octopus Publishing https://octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    40mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    2
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    296
based on 2 ratings

A food processor makes light work of creating a fragrant, punchy paste to coat these fish skewers. They cook quickly, so they're ideal served with sautéed greens or a leafy salad for a delicious meal in minutes.

recipe updated Jun 8, 2020

Ingredients

  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    1 (about 6 g)
  • Shallot icon
    Shallot
    2 (about 84 g)
  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
    1 (about 12 g)
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    ½ tsp (about 1.15 g)
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    1 (about 20 g)
  • Ground ginger icon
    Ground ginger
    ½ tsp (about 0.93 g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Fish fillet icon
    Fish fillet
    283.75 g (about 1 ⅔)
  • Cilantro icon
    Cilantro
    1 tbsp (about 1.8 g)
  • Peanut oil icon
    Peanut oil
    1 tbsp (about 13.5 g)
  • Fish sauce icon
    Fish sauce
    2 tsp (about 12 g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Broiler
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Baking pan - 13 x 9"
  • kCook icon Food processor bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat broiler - high heat
  2. Add garlic clove, shallot, lemongrass stalk, ground turmeric, fresh chili, ground ginger and salt & pepper to a clean food processor bowl
  3. Process
  4. Add peanut oil and fish sauce to the spices
  5. Process until thickened while machine is running
  6. Transfer spices to medium bowl
  7. Add fish fillet to the fish
  8. Toss and cover
  9. Refrigerate in fridge - 15 min
  10. Arrange
  11. Line a clean baking pan with foil
  12. Transfer fish to baking pan
  13. Broil evenly until browned - high heat
  14. Sprinkle with cilantro
  15. Serve
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