Tilapia is the fifth most important fish in fish farming. Tilapia is a low saturated fat, low calorie, low carbohydrate and low sodium protein source.
1 Tilapia, discard bones and cut into bite sizes
6 stalks lemongrass, crushed
2 sprigs spring onion, cut into long strips
2 fresh red chili, shredded
1 inch ginger, chopped finely
4 garlic, cut slices
Salt, fish sauce, lime juices for seasoning
Marinate cut Tilapia with chopped lemongrass, tumeric powder, salt, light soy sauce, sugar. Deep fry the marinated Tilapia and set aside.
Heat oil in a wok, saute garlic slices till golden brown and set aside.
Use the remaining oil, saute ginger, add in lemongrass, spring onion and red chili.
Add in the fried fish and fried garlic, and season with salt and fish sauce, add few drops of lime juices, quickly mix well and dish out.
Serve hot with plain rice.