PostHeaderIcon Deef Fried Catfish mixed in Tamarind Curry Sauce

Ingredients for 6 servings:

Deef Fried Catfish

Preparation: 5 minutes. Cooking: ~15 minutes

  • 3 IB of catfish nuggets
  • 1 cup of oil
  • 1 cup of cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. of pure ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. of salt
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 TB Red Curry paste
  • 1 and 1/2 TB of Tamarind Paste mixed with 1/2 cup water
  • 8 TB of Fish Sauce
  • 1/4 cup of Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 cup of Brown sugar (or better yet, Palm sugar)
  • 1 thumb sized ginger, sliced thinly (or 2 TB ginger powder)

  • a handful of tomatoes or 1 large tomato, diced
  • 2-3 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 5-6 strands of cilantro, sprigged

1. in a small bowl mix  starch, salt and black pepper. next, coat your catfish around completely and set it aside in another bowl ready to deep fry.

2. heat a wok  with the oil on medium-high heat for a few minutes. then add as many catfish pieces as you can. turn the catfish pieces every with five minutes each side or until golden. set them on a bowl of paper towel

3. next  leave a few TB of oil in the wok to now prepare the Sauce. add the garlic for a couple of minutes, then adding the curry stirring for another minute. Finally, add the tamarind, tomatoes, soy sauce, sugar, and ginger. stir for a few minutes before taking it out to pour into a bowl. add the catfish nuggets into the sauce, adding finally the green onions and cilantro, mixing everything one more time before serving.

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