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PLA RAD PRIK: A Must-Try Dish for Seafood Lovers


PLA RAD PRIK is a popular dish from Thai cuisine. It typically features fried fish fillets that are smothered in a spicy chili sauce, along with fresh vegetables. The dish is known for its bold and complex flavors which are a hallmark of Thai cuisine.

PLA RAD PRIK is a flavorful and satisfying dish that is definitely worth trying. The dish features crispy fried fish fillets topped with a spicy chili sauce that packs a punch of flavor without overwhelming the dish’s other elements.

The fish fillets themselves are cooked perfectly, with a crispy exterior and tender interior that creates a mouthwatering contrast in textures. The sauce adds a bold, spicy kick that is balanced out nicely by the fresh vegetables that accompany the dish.

Overall, PLA RAD PRIK is a delicious and well-rounded meal that seafood lovers and fans of spicy cuisine will surely enjoy.


  • 1 lb white fish fillet (such as tilapia, cod, or catfish), cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chili peppers
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar


  1. Mix flour, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder in a small bowl.
  2. Dredge the fish pieces in the flour mixture until coated evenly.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the fish pieces to the pan and fry until golden brown on both sides. Remove the fish from the pan and drain on a paper towel.
  5. In the same pan, sauté the garlic and chili peppers until fragrant.
  6. Add the green onions, cilantro, oyster sauce, soy sauce, and sugar to the pan. Stir until combined.
  7. Add the fried fish to the pan and toss until coated with the sauce.
  8. Serve hot with steamed rice.

This recipe yields 4 servings of Pla Rad Prik. Enjoy the spicy and flavorful taste of this classic Thai dish!

Try this cuisine at the Thai Food Festival in Bao Xuan, the Chinese Specialty Restaurant at The Soaltee Kathmandu from April 21 to April 30.