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Vietnamese Fried Fish

Ingredients

1 lb firm white fish filets
Juice of 2 limes
1 lb rice noodles
3 tbs unsalted peanuts, chopped
3 scallions, white and green parts, sliced thinly on a bias
3-4 Thai chilies, sliced thinly
3 tbs fresh cilantro, chopped
1 tbs shrimp paste
2 tbs fish sauce
flour for coating fish
oil for deep frying
  • Heat oil to 350 degrees.
  • Cook the rice noodles according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile in a small bowl mix the lime juice, shrimp paste and fish sauce and set aside.
  • Cut the fish into 2 inch chunks, the dredge them in flour.
  • Fry the fish chunks in the oil until crispy, about 3-4 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  • To serve divide the fish among 4 plates and garnish with peanuts, chilies and cilantro.
  • Serve with dipping sauce.

Servings

4

Prep

15 min

Cook

10 min

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Skill Level

Easy