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Try this delicious recipe from the final episode of Marion's Thailand.


  • 1 whole snapper, gutted and cleaned

  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped

  • 10 kaffir lime leaves

  • 1/2 bunch coriander, roots trimmed

  • 2 limes, sliced

  • 2 spring onions, cut into fine julienne

  • 1 long red chilli, cut into fine julienne

  • banana leaves (alternatively use foil)

  • steamed rice to serve

  • Prik Nam Plaa

  • ¼ cup fish sauce

  • 1-2 chillies, finely sliced.


  • 1.

    Place spring onion and chilli into a bowl of water to make them curl. These can be stored in the fridge until ready to serve.

  • 2.

    To make the prik nam plaa, place fish sauce in a small serving bowl and add chillies.

  • 3.

    Make 4-5 diagonal slices across fish fillets. Place lime slices and garlic over fish. Stuff fish with kaffir limes leaves, spring onion and coriander. Wrap fish in banana leaves or foil.

  • 4.

    Place fish parcel onto a charcoal or BBQ grill. Cook for 10 minutes each side or until cooked through. Open up fish parcel and place spring onion and chilli garnish on top. Serve with prik nam plaa sauce and rice.


Serves 4 as part of a banquet

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