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Steamed Fish Mousse

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  Banana leaves 2 , blanched
  Coconut milk 16 Fluid Ounce (500 Milliliter)
  Thai red curry paste 3 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Firm fish fillets 1 Pound, chopped
  Kaffir lime leaves 2 , shredded
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Thai fish sauce 2 Tablespoon (Nam Pla)
  Basil leaves 4 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Coconut cream 4 Fluid Ounce (125 Milliliter)

1. Cut six 20 cm/8 in circles from the banana leaves. Make four pinch pleats around the edge of the circle and secure with a toothpick to make a cup. Set aside.
2. Place 1 cup/250 mL/8 fl oz coconut milk in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Stir in curry paste and mix to combine. Remove from heat, cool slightly, then whisk in eggs. Add fish, lime leaves, sugar, fish sauce and remaining coconut milk and cook, stirring, over a low heat for 5 minutes.
3. Sprinkle the base of banana leaf cups with basil, then divide fish mixture evenly between cups. Place cups in a bamboo steamer and set aside.
4. Half fill a wok with hot water and bring to the boil. Place steamer on a wire rack in wok, cover and steam for 15 minutes. Top each mousse with a little coconut cream, then steam for 5-7 minutes longer or until mousse are firm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 367 Calories from Fat 215

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g39.2%

Saturated Fat 20.2 g101.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 120.5 mg40.2%

Sodium 806.9 mg33.6%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.3%

Sugars 13.8 g

Protein 19 g37.5%

Vitamin A 21.6% Vitamin C 9.4%

Calcium 9.6% Iron 12.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Steamed Fish Mousse Recipe