Tag Archives: Spicy

Hot & Sweet Dipping Sauce

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsps red pepper flakes (dried)

Directions

  1. Bring the vinegar to a boil in a small, non-reactive pot, and mix in sugar until dissolved. Reduce heat to low, simmer 5 minutes, and remove from heat. Mash the garlic and salt into a smooth paste, and mix into the pot. Stir in the red pepper flakes. Cool to room temperature before using, or store up to 2 days in the refrigerator.
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Red Curry Sauce with Monk Fish

Red Curry Sauce with Monk Fish

I have this here mainly for the Red Curry Sauce but I figured the fish sounded good too. Could probably use just about anything.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp peanut oil
  • 12 sweet onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 3 tbsps curry paste (red thai)
  • 14 ozs coconut milk
  • 12 ozs monkfish (cut into cubes)
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsps lime juice
  • 2 tbsps chopped cilantro

Directions

  1. Heat peanut oil in a large sauce pan over medium heat. Stir in chopped onion, and cook until softened and translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Add red bell pepper and continue to cook for 3 to 5 more minutes, until softened. Stir in the curry paste and cook for 1 minute. Pour in the coconut milk and slowly bring to a simmer.
  2. Once coconut milk begins to simmer, stir in cubed monkfish, and simmer 7 to 10 minutes, or until the fish is firm and the center is no longer opaque. Stir in fish sauce, lime juice, and cilantro before serving.