Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen
Print
Whole Carp Cooked In Bamboo: Ca Nuong Tre
Total:
50 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
50 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 1 (1 1/2 pounds / 700 g) whole carp, cleaned and scaled
  • 2 knobs fresh turmeric, peeled
  • 1 bunch fresh dill
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 7 ounces/200 ml fresh young coconut juice
  • 1 banana leaf
  • 2 tablespoons crushed roasted peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons spring onion oil
  • 1 long chile, sliced, for serving

Directions

Special equipment: 1 (24-inch/60 cm in length) large bamboo, one end open; 1 bamboo string

Heat a charcoal grill to medium heat.

Slice the turmeric and pound into a paste in a mortar and pestle. Add dill, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and combine well. 

Coat the fish with the turmeric and dill paste. Slide the fish into the bamboo then add young coconut juice. Seal the opened end of the bamboo with banana leaf and tie with bamboo string.

Place the bamboo on charcoal on medium heat and cook for 20 minutes. Once cooked, slide the fish onto a platter then top with spring onion oil and crushed peanuts. Garnish with chile.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chicken Pad See Ew

Recipe courtesy of Manee Soohoo

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Crock Pot Bread (Fast Bread in a Slow Cooker)

Recipe courtesy of Zoë François|Jeff Hertzberg

Slow-Cooked Brisket

Recipe courtesy of Patti LaBelle

Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Roasted Whole Black Bass

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Slow Cooker Lentil-Beef Stew

Recipe courtesy of Tia Mowry

On TV

Donut Showdown

7:30am | 6:30c

Donut Showdown

8:30am | 7:30c

Donut Showdown

9:30am | 8:30c

Sugar Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Sugar Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cake Hunters

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cake Hunters

4:30pm | 3:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cupcake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Hunters

10pm | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30pm | 9:30c

Cupcake Wars

11pm | 10c

Cupcake Wars

12am | 11c

Cupcake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here