Thai Steamed Fish With Lime and Garlic Recipe (ปลากะพงนึ่งมะนาว)

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In this Thai recipe video I had the pleasure of hanging out with Pai from Hot Thai Kitchen – she’s a chef, a food lover, and she also makes awesome videos on YouTube – especially Thai recipes. We decided to cook one of both of our favorite Thai seafood dishes, in Thai called pla kapong neung manao (ปลากะพงนึ่งมะนาว), and in English a steamed barramundi fish (also called Asian sea bass), with lime sauce, garlic, and chilies. It’s actually quite easy to make this, it just takes a fresh fish and a few other common ingredients. It’s simple and delicious.

Join us in the Bangkok street food kitchen for an amazing recipe, and a dish that’s sure to be a stunner! Here are the ingredients you’ll need:

1 whole barramundi, about 1 – 2 kilos (or whatever size you can get) – you could also use a smaller fish if you’d like, or a different kind of fish
5 stalks of lemongrass
1 cup chicken stock or fish stock for the sauce
2 Tbsp finely chopped palm sugar
8 Tbsp lime juice
6 Tbsp fish sauce
2 head garlic, chopped
Thai chilies, to taste, finely chopped
20 – 25 sprigs cilantro, chopped
1- 2 stalks Chinese celery, cut into 1-inch pieces

For the method of making Thai steamed fish, make sure your watch the video for the complete tutorial, and also head over to the full recipe on the blog ( But really, all you have to do is steam the fish, mix the sauce ingredients all together, and then combine the plain steamed fish with the lime and chili garlic sauce, and you’ve got pla kapong neung manao (ปลากะพงนึ่งมะนาว).

Hope you can try this amazing steamed fish recipe at home!


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weri Scorpion says:


Anthony Wong says:

Why add palm sugar??? spoiled the dish making it unhealthy…:(

james_gats says:

I can't stand garlic.

Shiree Miller says:

hmm okay something different okay will go with it

Jessy Sukkar says:

My sister said Mark looks like a Furby and now i cant unsee it.

csaeteurn says:

Go all the way down because its very thick. Gigity

jeff barret says:

Thais with an American accent … you just want to knife the fuckers through their faces.

Umi riyan says:

O my mouth is watering thanks for the recipe its look delicious!

twisttwins friends says:

Thanks for sharing! Is so easy and nice!

Thanaa Hassan says:

Please write down the ingredients while making the recipe..
Thank you 🌹

Reto-Carlos Hunziker says:

What cheerful cooks!

boroiasar12 says:

So difficult to get resturants to do this dish . It always comes in a fish kettle like a fish soup . Prefer it in move of a yam sauce

juan ball says:

She is very pretty =)

Fatima Islam says:

You two look beautiful together!
Ying should be jealous…
The fish looks delicious.
Love from Santa Clarita Valley, America.

Saadon Aksah says:

Yum! That looks reaally good…😋😋

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