Sambal Butter Red Snapper

Fish
For 2
Mains

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

1-2 Pax

Are you craving something spicy? Try making this sambal compound butter, the red snapper will hold onto the sauce well.

Watch the video on how to choose your fish!

Ingredients

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US / Metric
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fillet
fillet
Red snapper
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fillet
fillet
Red snapper
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tbsp
tbsp
Cooking oil
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tbsp
tbsp
Cooking oil
Coriander, for garnishing (optional)
Coriander, for garnishing (optional)
Salt and pepper, to taste
Salt and pepper, to taste

Sambal Compound Butter

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tbsp
tbsp
Butter, softened
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tbsp
tbsp
Butter, softened
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tbsp
tbsp
Sambal belacan
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Sambal belacan
0.00
Calamansi, juiced
0.00
Calamansi, juiced

Steps

1

Clean fish with water and dry thoroughly with kitchen towels - your fish is ready to sear.
Clean fish with water and dry thoroughly with kitchen towels - your fish is ready to sear.
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2

Combine your sambal belacan, Calamansi juice and butter in a food processor and blend until smooth - taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.
Combine your sambal belacan, Calamansi juice and butter in a food processor and blend until smooth - taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly.
Mark as completed

3

Heat up oil in frying pan set on medium high heat.
Heat up oil in frying pan set on medium high heat.
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4

When oil starts to smoke, lay fish onto the pan away from you. Press down as fish curls up to maximum surface area in contact with the pan!
When oil starts to smoke, lay fish onto the pan away from you. Press down as fish curls up to maximum surface area in contact with the pan!
Mark as completed

5

When the fish has cooked about 50% of the way, flip fish away from you and then add in your compound butter.
When the fish has cooked about 50% of the way, flip fish away from you and then add in your compound butter.
Mark as completed

6

Lower your heat to medium and baste the melted compound butter over your fish until fish is fully cooked - this should take no longer than a minute.
Lower your heat to medium and baste the melted compound butter over your fish until fish is fully cooked - this should take no longer than a minute.
Mark as completed

7

Once done, serve your fish and garnish with coriander!
Once done, serve your fish and garnish with coriander!
Mark as completed

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