1lb catfish filets
2 TBS rice or white flour
Salt & pepper to taste
Fresh basil leaves
3 TBS olive oil
Curry paste* (Ingredients below)
Prepare Curry Paste (Recipe below)
Prepare pan with heated oil.
Wash fish, blot with paper towel
Season with salt and pepper
Dredge fish in flour
Pan fry 5-7 mins. on each side until fully cooked and crisp.
Add curry paste and cook thru (Recipe below).
Add basil till cooked lightly
3 dry chillies
1 fresh coriander use everything and chopped
*4 slices galangal (Chinese grocer) Optional
*1 tea spoon shrimp paste (Optional)
1 tea spoon salt
* 2 kaffir lime leaves, finely shredded (Optional)
1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
1 teaspoon coriander seeds
1 teaspoon white pepper corn
1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
:Soak dry chillies in a cold water 5 minutes. After that, just chop them
: Heat white pepper corn, cumin seeds, and coriander seeds roast about 1 minutes ( for the flavor)
: Pound in mortar (the most essential cooking utensil in Thai cooking) or blend all the spice paste ingredients until smooth.