What Is the Easiest Fish Sauce Recipe?


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Some of the easiest fish sauce recipes are rich ketchup sauce, parsley sauce, fresh herb sauce and mint sauce. Make a quick tomato ginger sauce by cooking onion in oil, and adding ginger, tomatoes and salt. Simmer the sauce for 10 minutes, and serve over fish fillets.

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What Is the Easiest Fish Sauce Recipe?
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Rich ketchup sauce is an accompaniment to fish requiring only ketchup, soy sauce, vinegar and hot sauce. Melt one stick of butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add 1/4 cup of ketchup, 1/4 cup of soy sauce, 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar and 1/2 teaspoon of hot sauce. Mix everything together, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat, and serve over fish.

Make mint sauce by boiling 3 tablespoons of water in a small saucepan. Add 2 tablespoons of sugar, stirring until it completely dissolves. Add 1/2 cup of white wine vinegar, two cloves of minced garlic and 3/4 teaspoon of salt. Stir everything until thoroughly combined, then pour over 1/3 cup of chopped fresh mint. Allow it to cure for 15 minutes before straining the sauce through a sieve. Add more mint, and serve.

Fresh herb sauce requires no cooking. Simply stir 1/4 cup of finely chopped parsley, 1/4 cup of finely chopped arugula, 1 tablespoon of finely chopped oregano, 1 tablespoon of finely chopped marjoram and 1 teaspoon of minced garlic into 1/2 cup of extra-virgin olive oil. Mix in 2 teaspoons of red wine vinegar and season with salt and pepper.

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