Vietnamese Halibut Simmered in Caramel Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 halibut (catfish, cod or tilefish) steaks, about 6 ounces each and 1 inch thick
  • Caramel Syrup (see the recipe below)
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste (tuong or tuoi) or 2 fresh red chiles, seeded and minced
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Pickled Bean Sprouts (see the recipe below) , to serve
How to cook Vietnamese Halibut Simmered in Caramel Sauce:
  • Prepare the Caramel Syrup. Stir the chili paste into the cooled caramel sauce and set aside.
  • Add the fish to the caramel syrup in a clay pot or heavy-bottomed saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot and simmer for about 45 minutes, turning the fish occasionally.
  • Sprinkle with black pepepr, if desired, and serve with steamed rice and Pickled Bean Sprouts.

Caramel Syrup (Nuoc Mau) Recipe

Caramel Syrup (Nuoc Mau) Ingredients:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup brown sugar
How to cook Caramel Syrup (Nuoc Mau):
  • Bring water and sugar to a boil.
  • Stir and reduce until liquid is a dark brown color.
  • Remove from heat, add a few tablespoons of water and stir.
  • Pour into a heatproof container.
  • Cover with a lid.

Pickled Bean Sprouts (Dua Gia) Recipe

Pickled Bean Sprouts (Dua Gia) Ingredients:
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 bunch chives, cut into 1 1/2 inch lengths
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 2 tablespoons salt
How to cook Pickled Bean Sprouts (Dua Gia):
  • Soak the bean sprouts and chives in the cold, salted water for 1 day.
  • Keep in the refrigerator.
  • Drain before serving.
  • Strips of carrot can also be added.

Note:

The Vietnamese Halibut Simmered in Caramel Sauce recipe very easy to prepare and so good!


This recipe for Vietnamese Halibut Simmered in Caramel Sauce serves/makes: 4

The Vietnamese Halibut Simmered in Caramel Sauce recipe is adopted from The Food of Vietnam - 1997.

Main Ingredient: Halibut (more Halibut recipes)
Preparation Method: Poached/Simmered (more Poached/Simmered recipes)
Cuisine: Vietnamese (more Vietnamese recipes)

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