Wednesday, August 27, 2008


2 tablespoons canola oil or peanut oil
1/2 red pepper(capsicum)
16 green beans - topped & tailed & halved
2 cloves garlic - finely chopped
1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup water 
2 tablespoon fish sauce 
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
white fish fillets - each cut into thirds
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil
1/2 pinch sugar
Salt to taste


Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat.
Cook the red pepper and green beans for 4 minutes,stirring occasionally.
Add the garlic,ginger & turmeric and cook for 1 min stirring constantly.
Add the coconut milk,water,fish sauce, sugar ,salt & chilli powder & bring to boil.
Reduce the heat to medium & simmer for 8 minutes.
Add the fish(spoon the curry sauce over the fish to coat) & simmer,covered for 8 min.
Remove from the heat  and stir through the lemon juice & basil.
Serve with Jasmine rice.

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