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Clam Meat in a Sweet chilli Sauce


  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil

  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 red chillies, seeded and sliced

  • 30 g fresh ginger, finely chopped

  • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 6 large really ripe tomatoes, skinned, seeded and finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoons fish sauce

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 3 cups clam meat

  • 1 small handful chopped fresh coriander

  • 12 fresh Basil leaves chopped

  • 2 spring onions with tops chopped


  • Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the onion, chillies, ginger and garlic, and cook till wonderfully fragrant.

  • Stir in the tomatoes, fish sauce and sugar.

  • Lower the heat and simmer till it reduces and is thick and chunky; add a half a cup of water if it looks like it might stick.

  • Sir in the clam meat and coriander, and heat through, remove from the heat stir in the basil and chopped spring onions.

  • Serve with Noodle or Sticky rice.

  • © Jenny Morris