Vietnamese Fish Simmered in Caramel Sauce (Ca Kho To)

Recipe by angelcakes
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 3-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a heavy 2-quart saucepan, cook the sugar over low to medium heat, swirling the pan constantly, until brown and caramelized.
  • Remove pan from heat and stir the fish sauce into the caramel.
  • It will smoke slightly.
  • Return the pan to low heat and gently boil for about couple minutes while stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Stir in the shallots, chili and ginger.
  • Add the fish in the caramel sauce and sprinkle with black pepper.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to low and cover the pan.
  • Simmer for 30-45 minutes, turning the fish occasionally and carefully.
  • Serve with rice.
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