Flounder With Basil And Chili Sauce Thai recipe is for a fried Flounder smothered in a Thai basil and chili sauce. Most Thai fish recipes are good but this is my favorite Thai recipe for fish. When I was in Thailand this Thai fried Flounder smothered in a Thai basil and chili sauce was what I would crave! It’s an easy recipe and The Bald Chef shows you how to fry this fish with a spicy sauce. This great recipe from Thailand should be cooked with freshest Flounder you can buy, or catch. The Flounder is cut in a way so that after it has been fried it is ready to be smothered with a sauce made with Thai hot peppers, basil, onion, a bell pepper to make a recipe that can out do your local Thai restaurant!
Ingredients For Making Thai Fried Flounder With Basil And Chili Sauce
To Cook This Clasic Fried Thai Flounder recipe you will need the following ingredients:
- 1 1/2 pound Fresh Flounder
- 1/4 cup flour for dusting the Flounder
- 1/2 cup of cooking oil
- 1 green onion cut thin
- 1/4 cup Thai basil
- 2 tablespoons garlic minced
- 2 tablespoons of Thai fish sauce
- 7 hot Thai peppers prik khee nu
- 2 tablespoon of prepared tamarack sauce from Thailand
- 2 tablespoons of corn starch and 1/3 cup water
Cooking Instructions Thai Fried Flounder With Basil And Chili Sauce Recipe
Cut the Flounder with slits on both sides of the fish, and then coat with flour for dusting the Flounder. In a wok on high heat add 1/2 cup of cooking oil and place 1 1/2 pound Fresh Flounder dusted with 1/4 cup flour cook on one side for 6 minutes. Remove the Flounder from the cooking oil and place aside on paper towels. The next step in this recipe is to pre pare the basil and Thai chili sauce. In you wok on high heat add 2 tablespoons of of cooking oil and bring up to high heat. The next step is to add 2 tablespoons garlic minced, 1 green onion cut thin, 1/4 cup Thai basil and 7 hot Thai peppers prik khee nu cut into small slices stir fry the mixture for 1/2 Min. Add 2 tablespoon of prepared tamrac sauce, and 2 tablespoons of Thai fish sauce. the final step is to mix the 2 tablespoons of corn starch and 1/3 cup water and add to the sauce. Pour the basil and Thai chili sauce onto the Flounder and serve with rice.