Steamed Whole Baby Barramundi with Chilli, Garlic and Lime - By Shayne Austin
Steamed Whole Baby Barramundi with Chilli, Garlic and Lime - By Shayne Austin

Steamed Whole Baby Barramundi with Chilli, Garlic and Lime - By Shayne Austin


Ingredients

1 large baby barramundi, whole and cleaned
4 slices galangal, semi pounded
2 lemongrass stalks, semi pounded
4 Thai red chilies, semi-pounded
1 Tbs grachai, semi-pounded
3 cilantro roots, semi-pounded
4 garlic cloves, semi-pounded
2 Tbs fish sauce
4 Tbs lime juice
1 tsp white sugar
1 banana leaf

Garnish:

3 spring onions
1 handful cilantro leaves
2 long red chilies, julienne very finely
Fried garlic

Method

Mix all the pounded ingredients together and stuff into the cavity of the fish. Set aside.

Put the fish on a plate and pour over the liquids, cover with silver foil making a few small holes, place into the steamer and cover with a lid, steam for 16 minutes for until the fish is cooked.

Gently lay the fish on a new plate, keep the juices and pour over the fish. Top with the garnish selection and serve with a side selection of your choice.

Credits: This is an extract from Thai Food Sensation by Shayne Austin, published by New Holland Publishers.

Photo Credits: This is an extract from Thai Food Sensation by Shayne Austin, published by New Holland Publishers.


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