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Ca Chien
(Pan Seared Fish)




  1. Put the 1/2 cup of vegetable oil in a non-stick pan and cook over high heat. Turn down heat to medium and place fish into the pan. Cook for about 4 minutes, then turn the fish and cook for another 3 minutes. Steam green beans (or stir-fry vegetables).
  2. Mix the fish sauce with lime juice and chile pepper for dipping.
  3. Garnish with sliced lemon, green pepper, red pepper and cilantro.

Source: Show Me St. Louis

Thanks to chefs at the Market and Little Saigon Cafe.


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