|Vietnamese braised fish or ca kho|
1 lb salmon belly (preferably with de-scaled skin on), cut into 2-inch pieces
4 garlic cloves, smashed and chopped
1 Tbsp fish sauce
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp oil
1 1/2 tsp raw sugar
About 1/4 cup coconut water
1) Marinade the salmon with garlic, fish sauce and soy sauce for 15-20 minutes in the refrigerator.
2) Heat oil in a small pot over medium high heat.
3) Once the oil is hot add the marinaded fish. Cook for 5 minutes on each side.
4) Sprinkle raw sugar over the fish and add coconut water. Cook until the liquid is reduced by about half to a third. May season further with fish sauce, soy sauce and sugar according to your taste before turning off the heat.