Give the usual fried fish a sharp flavor with some crushed garlic.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 5 minutes
2 cups oil
1 whole snapper (cleaned) or 2 fillets
4 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
For the sauce
2 small chilies
3 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon brown sugar
5 tablespoons fish sauce
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 Heat oil in wok and deep-fry the snapper until golden and crispy. Remove from oil and drain.
2 In 2 tablespoons of oil, fry sliced garlic until golden. Add brown sugar and soy sauce. Place fish on serving plate and top with fried garlic if desired.
3 Prepare the sauce: Pound the garlic and chili using a mortar and pestle. Combine with sugar, fish sauce, and lime juice.
Styling by Melanie Jimenez | Photography by Ocs Alvarez & Lucky Besa
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