Fish with Lemon Grass

A super healthy meal with protein , iron and omega 3. Try it and enjoy!!


  • 2 Tablespoons Vegetable oil
  • 1 flat fish, such as pomfret, plump, lemon sole or plaice, gutted and cleaned
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 fresh red chillies, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 red shallot, chopped
  • 4 ½ tablespoons lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon crushed palm sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoons finely chopped lemon grass
  • 2 teaspoon fish sauce
  • Chilli flowers, to garnish

Fish with Lemon Grass


  1. In a wok, heat oil, add fish, skin-side, down first, and cook for 3-5 minutes a side until lightly browned and lightly cooked. using a fish slice, transfer to a warmed serving plate, cover and keep warm. Add garlic to wok and fry, stirring occasionally, until browned.

  2. Stir in chillies, shallot, lime juice, sugar, lemon grass and fish sauce allow to simmer gently for 1—2 minutes, pour over fish and garnish with chilli flowers.


  4. 4 small fresh chillies

  5. cut off top of chilli. Insert scissors in hole and cut through chilli flesh almost to stalk end. Give chilli a quarter turn, make another similar cut then repeat twice more.

  6. Remove and discard seeds. Cut through each “petal” once or twice more to make finer “petals” Place in a bowl of chilled water. Leave for 5-10 minutes for the petals to open into a flower shape. Repeat with remaining chillies. Place on absorbent kitchen paper to dry before using.