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Pan-Fried Pomfret with Fresh Chutney

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Food & Recipes

Serves 2.

Ingredients

1 pomfret, about 750 g/1 1/2 lb
1 lime or lemon
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
flour or cornflour (cornstarch) for dusting
oil for shallow frying

Marinated Abalone

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Food & Recipes

Slice the larger pieces of abalone for this and save the frills and trimmings to chop finely and add to the soup which follows.

Ingredients

425 g/14 oz can abalone
2 tablespoons Japanese soy sauce
2 tablespoons mirin
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon oriental sesame oil
1 teaspoon ginger juice (squeezed from grated fresh ginger)

Directions

Malaccan Black-Pepper Crab

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

Japanese Savory Custard (Chawan Mushi)

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

4 dried shiitake mushrooms
2 tablespoons Japanese soy sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
4 small prawns or 8 slices kamaboko (fish cake)
4 fresh oysters or 4 small slices fresh tuna

Custard
4 eggs
625 ml/1 1/4 pints/2 1/2 cups dashi
salt to taste
1 tablespoon Japanese soy sauce
2 tablespoons sake, mirin or dry sherry

Directions

Grilled Fish Indonesian Style

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Food & Recipes

Since servings of highly spiced dishes do not have to be large, this will serve 8 people comfortably, with the fish steaks cut into quarters along the natural divisions.

Ingredients

Green Curry of Fish with Krachai

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

500 g/1 lb fillets of firm white fish
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons Thai green curry paste
2 tablespoons fish sauce
4 kaffir lime leaves
3 tablespoons thin strips of krachai,
fresh or brined
250 ml/8 fl oz/1 cup coconut milk
2 sprigs fresh coriander

Directions

Garlic Scallops

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

375 g/12 oz scallop meat
half a small capsicum
1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon dry sherry
1 teaspoon cornflour (cornstarch)
1 tablespoon cold water
2 tablespoons peanut oil
1 teaspoon sesame oil
shredded lettuce for garnish

Directions

Fried Sataw with Shrimp

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Food & Recipes

Ingredients

3 tablespoons peanut oil
3 tablespoons finely sliced purple shallots
3 red chillies, sliced
2 tablespoons fish sauce
2 teaspoons dried shrimp paste (blacan)
3 tablespoons stock or water
10-15 fresh raw shrimp, shelled and deveined
90 g/3 oz sataw seeds
125 ml/4 fl oz/1/2 cup thick coconut milk
2 teaspoons palm sugar

Directions

Fried Mountain Trout with Ginger

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

Fried Fish Indian Style

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Food & Recipes

Ingredients

500 g/1 lb firm white fish fillets
3 tablespoons plain (all-purpose) flour
3 tablespoons besan (chick pea flour)
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
oil for frying
1 egg, well beaten

Directions