1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
1 cups chopped fresh mint leaves(Divided)
2 Teaspoon sugar
3 Teaspoon fish sauce
2 Teaspoons finely grated lemon peel
1 Teaspoon hot chili paste (such as sambal oelek)
3 tablespoons Vegetable oil
1/2 cup finely chopped lemongrass (Bottom 3 Inches)
1/2 cup finely chopped shallots
Stir 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1/2 cup mint, sugar, fish sauce, 1 teaspoon lemon peel, and chili paste in small bowl until sugar dissolves. Set Thai lemon-mint sauce aside.
Mix remaining 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1/2 cup mint, and 2 teaspoons lemon peel in small bowl. Set mint topping aside (Garnishing Sauce)
Heat oil in heavy medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add lemongrass and shallots and sauté until shallots are slightly softened and golden, about 6 minutes.
Add Fish marinated in salt and pepper and fry.
Pour the lemon sauce and let it simmer till cooked.
Pour the garnishing sauce ,few more mint leaves and close the gas
Serve hot with rice and fr
If you want to bake marinate the fish fillet with salt ,pepper ,Lemon mint sauce.Wrap it in banana leave and bake it for 10 mins at 450 degree F.Unwrap and serve with Garnishing Sauce and mint leaves (can add chili flakes it you want it spicy).