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Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Fish Braised in Caramel Sauce Recipe

(Ca Kho)

The Vietnamese typically use catfish for this dish, but any firm-fleshed fish will do. Use whole fish or large slices of cross-cut fillets as these keep whole better. The fish is delicious served over steamed rice.

Ingredients : Serves 4 - 6

1 1/2 lb

2 tablespoons

4 slices

2 qty

Catfish fillets

Vegetable oil

Ginger, shredded

Caramel sauce (160 ml, 2/3 cup)

Method :
  • Heat the oil in a wok over medium heat.

  • Add the fish and stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes on each side.

  • Add the shredded ginger and caramel sauce and bring the mixture to the boil.

  • Reduce the heat to low and cook another 5 minutes, or until the fish is done.

  • Remove from the heat and place on a serving platter.

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