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Monday, March 10, 2008

Mackerel fish topped mild spice curry paste [Chu-Chi-Pla-Two] (ฉู่ฉี่ปลาทู)

Mackerel fish topped mild spice curry paste


1. Mackerel fish wiped, cut diagonally 3 pieces

2. Coconut milk 4 cups

3. Chili curry paste 1/4 cup

4. Palm sugar 2-3 tablespoons

5. Salt 1 teaspoon

6. Kaffir lime leaves minced 1 tablespoon

7. Red-Yellow chili cut diagonally

Chu-Chi curry paste recipes

1. Big size dried chili deseeded, soaked 60 grams

2. Red shallot minced 1 1/2 cups

3. Garlic minced 1/4 cup

4. Galanga minced 1 1/2 cups

5. Lemon grass minced 5 teaspoons

6. Shrimp paste 4 tablespoons

7. Salt 1 tablespoon


1. Grind curry ingredients finely.

2. Over heat stir fry 1 cup of coconut milk until oily cream, add prepared curry paste. Stir-fry until aromatic.

3. Add leftover coconut milk, add palm sugar and salt to taste. Wait until boiling, put fresh mackerel fish.

4. Put kaffir lime leaves and chili on well-cooked mackerel.