Entries tagged fish sauce

November 8th, 2013

‘Vietnamese’ chicken salad

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I made this a while ago using some poached chicken breast (from making stock) and some herbs from the garden. I quick-pickled the carrot and cucumber in a basic simple nuoc mam cham (rice vinegar, fish sauce, garlic and sugar)… …and stir fried the poached chicken until nice and crispy (something about poaching it first […]

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January 17th, 2012

Green tofu curry

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A tasty vegetarian curry. Well, “vegetarian” to a point: it does contain fish sauce. The main ingredients: coriander, spring onions, carrot, tofu (use a hard kind so it doesn’t disintegrate), pak choi, bamboo shoots, tomato. First fry up the spring onions with green curry paste. I used a paste by “Turban Chopsticks” (it was a […]

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January 8th, 2012

Rice vermicelli with minced chicken, chilli, bamboo, basil and other things

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I can’t vouch for the authenticity of this “Thai” dish, but I can vouch for the flavour. There is something about the combination of chicken, Thai basil, chilli and sweet soy that is just really good. So: here is my attempt at Almost a Recipe. (I say almost because I’m not really very specific with […]

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December 28th, 2010

Fish sauce chicken, soba salad

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Inspired somewhat by reading this recipe for “fish sauce wings”, tonight I tried making my own fish sauce marinade for grilled chicken. The marinade: some sugar syrup, a lot of fish sauce (about equal amount with the syrup), a tiny bit of belachan (chilli shrimp paste), a squeeze of lime, finely chopped spring onion and […]

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