Burmese Grilled Fish

Burmese Grilled Fish from Malai Kitchen 



1 ea     7oz fish filet (Salmon, Cobia or similar)

Pinch   Salt and Pepper

2 Tbl    Burmese fish paste

3 Tbl    Green chili salsa

1 cup   Coconut Rice


Season fish with salt and pepper, then coat liberally with paste.  Cook for 4 minutes on the grill turning every 1 minute.  Remove from grill onto pie plate and brush with paste again.  Finish in oven for 5 minutes until cooked through.  Serve over coconut rice with side salad and ramekin of salsa


Burmese Fish Paste

4 ea      Garlic cloves

1 ea      Fresno chili (long red chilies)

3 Tbl     Ginger, chopped

1 ea      Shallot, rough chopped (1 large or 2 small)

1 Tbl      Turmeric Powder

1 Tbl       Salt

2 tbl        Fish Sauce

1 Tbl       Oil


In blender combine all ingredients except for oil and puree. Add a little oil if not blending smooth, In sauce pot sautee paste in oil over medium heat until golden/soft. (3 minutes)


Green Chili Salsa

1 cup    Chopped Shallots

2 ea      Jalapenos (remove seeds)

¼  bunch Cilantro

¼ cup      Lime juice

1 Tbl        Salt

Combine in blender and pulse until relish like texture

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