Ca Loc Nuong Trui (Grilled Snakehead Fish)

Ca loc nuong trui (grilled snakehead fish) is a classic Vietnamese meal made with grilled snakehead fish and is a Mekong Delta delicacy. Snakehead fish, basil, bananas, mangos, cucumbers, carrots, and green onions are used in this recipe.

 

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Select the fresh snakefish with the weight of 500 - 600 gram/fish to grill. The fish must be grilled evenly to be delicious. After removing all intestines, use a small bamboo stick to thrust from the head to the tail and then driven the stick into the ground. Burn the fish with straw for 5 minutes.

 

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Fish pieces are blended with vegetables and occasionally wrapped in rice paper before being dipped in fish sauce or served with rice. The sauce for this dish is also very simple, it is only salt mixed with chili and pepper or fish sauce mixed with chopped star fruit, lemon juice, sugar and chili.

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