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Steamed Fish Curry (Hor Mok)



4 portion(s)

  • 500 g fish fillet, white firm fish
  • 2 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1 egg
  • 110 g coconut milk, chilled
  • 1 teaspoon palm sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 bunch thai basil, (optional)
  • 6 Kaffir lime leaves, sliced thinly
  • 100 g coconut cream
  • 1 tablespoon rice flour
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Chop half the fish into 2cm cubes, set aside

  2. Add the remaining fish, curry paste, egg, coconut milk, palm sugar and fish sauce into TM Bowl. Blend 10-20secs/Sp5. Repeat to get a smooth consistency.

  3. Add half the Kaffir Lime Leaves and mix on reverse/10secs/Sp4

  4. In a small bowl, mix coconut cream and rice flour

  5. Putting it all Together
  6. Put 800g Water into a clean TM Bowl. Start Boiling Water 20mins/Varoma/Sp3

    You can make cute little Banana Leaf bowls.


    Or you can use a ramekin.

    Put your desired bowl in the Varoma.

  7. Place a small handful of thai basil (or any vegetable that you want - cauliflower/bamboo shoots/thinly sliced cabbage/sliced carrots etc) into each bowl

  8. Put a handful of cubed fish in each bowl

  9. Top each bowl with the fish mixture, flatten and level out each bowl

  10. Dollop coconut cream mix and sprinkle remaining kaffir lime leaves on each bowl

  11. Place the Varoma on your TM. Set temperature to 13mins/Varoma/Sp3



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You can use other seafood or chunky veggies in place of the fish at the bottom of the bowls. It is a very versatile dish. Also great if you want to steam veggies in the varoma and rice in the TM Bowl for an all in one meal

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  • Yum!!!! loved it.   Mine

    Submitted by krispykitchen on 4. August 2015 - 18:50.

    Yum!!!! loved it.  

    Mine ended up a tad watery - a lovely steamed wodge in the centre surrounded in a moat of tasty soup. Any ideas on what might cause that?

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  • This dish was a delight not

    Submitted by brisdude4u on 24. June 2015 - 14:15.

    This dish was a delight not that hard to make and tasted great!!

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  • this was so delicious !

    Submitted by Belinda on 9. June 2015 - 18:07.

    this was so delicious !

    Belinda, California USA

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