Chu Chee Salmon
Coconutty, fishy goodness; a great Thai dish and that is much simpler to prepare than you might think...


½kg Salmon 3 cups coconut milk 3 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons palm sugar Chopped kaffir leaves Coconut cream Chilli Paste: 5 dried chillies 1 teaspoon galangal 1 tablespoon chopped lemon grass 5 shallots 7 cloves garlic ½ teaspoon kaffir lime peel 1 teaspoon coriander root 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon shrimp paste


1. Pound chilli paste ingredients until fine 2. Cut salmon into 2 pieces 3. Heat 1 cup of coconut milk over medium heat (keep stirring) 4. Add 1 cup of coconut cream, heat until oil appears on top. 5. Add chilli paste and mix until fragrant. 6. Add 2 cups coconut milk and heat. 7.Season to taste with fish sauce and palm sugar. 8. Grill salmon until cooked, top up with chilli paste sauce. 9. Garnish with kaffir lime leaves. chu-chee-salmon Recipe provided by: