Fried Fish with Tamarind Sauce

Fried Fish with Tamarind Sauce

Main Course

  • 2

    Number of People

  • Affordable


  • Very easy


  • Prep time

  • 10 min

    Rest time


  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 x 180-200g Murray cod fillets
  • 3 spring onions, finely sliced and placed into cold water to curl up
  • ¼ cup roasted peanuts
  • Rice, to serve
  • Tamarind Sauce
  • 1 stalk of lemongrass, grated
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 birds eye chilli, chopped
  • 1 tsp tamarind puree
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp fish sauce
  • Zest ⅓ lime
  • Juice 1 lime


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This recipe is created in partnership with Everyday Gourmet.

1. Heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil over medium heat in a small saucepan. Add the lemongrass, garlic, chilli and lime zest and fry until it softens. Add the tamarind puree, fish sauce and sugar. Cook for a further minute and then remove from the heat. Add the lime juice and a splash of water. 2. To cook the fish, heat a fry over a medium-high heat. Drizzle the remaining oil over fish and coat evenly then season with salt. Cook the fish skin side down for 2 - 3 minutes. Turn and cook for a further minute. 3. Serve fish on a bed of rice with a drizzle of the sauce and garnish with spring onion curls and chopped peanuts.

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