Assam Curry Fish, Fried Kembung Assam Sauce, Curried Lemongrass Fish, Egg Fish Roll, Dory Fish Sambal & Baby Shark Radish Curry). But have no fear all you beautiful followers of "cook with nava-k". I don't believe in torturing anyone, today, I've got a different recipe for you. Its a sour fish soup, recipe pinched from my Malay colleague. Fish soup? Yes, it is. My first time as well. Regardless, one which is as simple as ABC and awesomely scented with lemongrass, ginger, chillies and spring onion, Try me, try you, I mean try this recipe please. Take care everyone.
400g threadfin/kurau fish - cut into bite sizes
1 inch ginger - crushed/smashed
4 shallots - crushed/smashed
1 lemongrass - bruised
1/2 tbsp lemon juice (or as preferred)
3 to 4 birds eye chillies - optional
2 stalks spring onions - cut into 1 inch length
1 tbsp oil
1/2 liter of water
Pepper and salt for taste
Mix fish with crushed ginger, shallots and smashed lemongrass.
Heat oil and lightly fry the fish to release its aroma.
Pour water and simmer to cook fish.
Season with salt and pepper.
Add in chillies.
Stir and simmer for another minute.
Remove from heat and combine in spring onion.
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