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Thai Style Gemfish with Beans and Mushrooms















Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber


1 ½ pounds gemfish
4 ounces green beans
4 ounces mushrooms, button
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 cup peanuts
3 each hot chili peppers
bird's eye
1 each sweet red bell peppers
1 x scallions, spring or green onions
1 tablespoon lemongrass
4 Cloves garlic
2 teaspoons black pepper
1 pinch salt


Cut 1½ lb of gemfish into bite sized pieces.

Top, tail and slice about 4 oz of green beans, and slice 4 oz of button mushrooms.

In a cup or small bowl, mix 2 tablespoon of fish sauce, one tablespoon of sugar and 1 tablespoon of flour with a little water.

For garnishing have ready a cup of crushed peanuts, three birdseye chillies chopped (these are the small fiercely hot chillies), a handful of both fine strips of bell pepper and spring onions.

Pound together or process 1 tablespoon of lemon grass pieces, 4 cloves of garlic, 2 teaspoon of pepper and a pinch of salt.

In a wok or frypan heat some sesame oil and brown the processed paste over medium heat for a few minutes.

Turn up the heat, add beans mushrooms and fish, and stir fry gently for about 3 minutes.

Add the fish sauce mixture and stir for a minute or two until the liquid thickens.

Serve, sprinkled with above garnish and plain rice.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 79g (2.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 16666% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 392mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 97%
Calcium 4% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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