Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Grilled fish balls with thickened sweet and sour sauce

Grilled fish balls with thickened sweet and sour sauce or Luck Chin Pla with Nam Jim; ลูกชิ้นปลาปิ้ง. I love to eat a skewer of grilled fish balls for my snack. I learn to make a Nam Jim for fish balls. There are so many recipe to make the sauce to have with the skewer of fish balls. I choose to make the one that I like the best. It is easy to make.

Ingredients :
1) Fish balls
2) 1 Lime ( 2 and 1/2 Tbsp )
3) 1 tsp salt
4) 2 Tbsp sugar
5) 1 cup of water
6) 15 Thai hot chili
7) 1 Tbsp tapioca flour + 2 Tbsp water

1) Pick off the stems from the hot chili peppers. Grind the chili peppers in a food processor or mortar and pestle. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees, and put the fish balls on a tray in the oven.
2)Dissolve sugar and salt into a pan of water, and add some lime juice.
3)Put the hot chili pepper paste into the water.
4)Mix tapioca flour and water together, and put them into the pan. Stir until thick.
5)Continue stirring until it's thick.
6)Fish balls should be toasted a light brown.
7)Soak the fish balls in the sauce.
8)Serve with some sliced cucumbers and enjoy!

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