Broiled Red Snapper With Tamarind Sauce

Recipe by Zee Merchant
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small bowl combine water and tamarind and let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Strain this using a strainer and squeeze the tamarind gently to remove as much juice as possible.
  • To this tamarind water add the shallots, garlic cilantro stems, fish sauce, sugar and salt.
  • Simmer this sauce stirring occasionally until slightly thickened (about 2 minutes). Keep warm.
  • Preheat broiler.
  • Lightly brush a small rack of a broiler pan with oil and arrange the snapper fillets skin side down.
  • Season fillets with salt and broil 4 to f inches from the heat until just cooked through (about 7-8 minutes).
  • While fish is broiling, thinly slice the scallions and chillies.
  • Stir the whole basil leaves into sauce just before serving.
  • Serve the fish with sauce over it and garnish with scallions and chillies and basil leaves.
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