Keyword: pla krapong neung manao, sea bass with lime, steamed fish, steamed sea bass, thai steamed fish with lime
Prep Time: 10minutes
Cook Time: 15minutes
Total Time: 25minutes
Author: Phasinee Doddeo
A tangy, little spicy sauce brings steamed fish to life in this classic Thai recipe which we call Pla Krapong Neung Manao. We cover two methods of steaming depending on your available equipment and a great sauce to serve alongside. You have definitely got to try this recipe.
Heat the fish stock to boiling then add chopped garlic, chopped chili and season with palm sugar and fish sauce. Add chopped cilantro last or when served. Set aside
Herb Sauce Thai Style Instruction
Pound cilantro root, galangal, garlic, a pinch of salt and chili in a mortar. Season with palm sugar, fish sauce and lime juice. Set aside
Steamed Fillet Sea Bass
Pre-heat steamer to boiling. Place crushed lemongrass on a plate. Sprinkle a little salt on both sides of the fillet then place the fillet on top of some lemongrass stalks on a plate. Steam for 10 minutes then Herb Sauce Thai Style on the fillet, continue steam for a couple minutes.
Serve on a fresh plate and garnish with sliced lime, chili spur and Chinese celery.
Steamed Whole Sea Bass
Pre-heat water on a steamer pot to boiling. Place crushed lemongrass on a plate. Sprinkle a little salt on both sides of the fish. Then put the fish on top of lemongrass and steam 15 minutes.
Garnish with lettuce and Chinese celery on a fish plate and put the steamed fish on top, Top up lime broth.
Serve with freshly steamed Jasmine rice and lime herb sauce from this recipe.
Awesome Thai Steamed Fish with Lime Broth Recipe - Pla Krapong Neung Manao