Fish in Green Curry #SeafoodRecipesWorldwide
A Thai-style green curry with fish. Better served with steamed rice.
2 tablespoons peanut oil, lard or vegetable oil
1 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and minced
2 tablespoons minced fresh lemongrass (optional)
1 tablespoon minced galangal root (optional)
1 cup sliced onion
3-4 tablespoons green curry paste
1 red bell pepper, cut into large dice
12-ounce can of coconut milk
1 pound skinless fish, cut into chunks
1/4 cup fresh basil or cilantro, roughly chopped or torn
Fish sauce, sugar and Tabasco jalapeno hot sauce to taste
1.) In a wok or a large saute pan, heat the peanut oil over high heat until it shimmers, then add the ginger, lemongrass, galangal and onion. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Mix in the curry paste, turn the heat down to medium-high and cook, stirring often, for about 5 minutes.
2.) Add the coconut milk and red pepper and bring to a gentle simmer. Add fish sauce, Tabasco and sugar to taste. Simmer for 5 minutes. Mix in the fish and simmer another 5 minutes. Right before serving, add the fresh herbs. Serve hot with rice.
3.) Serves 4 - 6