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Thod Mun Pla

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Ingredients
  Catfish fillets 12 Ounce
  Green beans 12 Ounce, trimmed and cut into 1/8- inch rounds
  Fresh basil leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Thai fish sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Red curry paste 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh lime zest 1 Tablespoon, finely grated
  Lime zest 1 Tablespoon, finely grated (Use Fresh)
  Packed dark brown sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 Large, lightly beaten
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon (Plus More If Needed)
  Sweet and sour sauce 2 Tablespoon (As Desired)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) With tweezers, gently remove any bones that remain in the fish.
2) Cut the fillets into small cubes.
3) In a bowl, combine well with the green beans and basil.
4) In a food processor, blend the fish mixture in small batches, without making a smooth paste. Each ingredient should be visible. Remove to a bowl.

MAKING
5) To the fish mixture, add the fish sauce, curry paste, lime zest, sugar, and black pepper. Mix well with a fork.
6) Fold in the egg to bind the mixture.
7) Form into 16 round croquettes, 2 inches across, or 32 croquettes, 1 inch across.
8) In a non-stick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat.
9) Add the croquettes in small batches and saute on both sides until golden. Add more oil to the skillet, if necessary. Drain on paper towels.

SERVING
10) Serve hot with the sweet and sour sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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