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Pan-fried Nordic Halibut with Som Tam Salad

Golden pan-fried Nordic Halibut and som tam on a white dinner plate
Delight your senses with pan-fried Nordic Halibut and som tam salad


  • 1 pcs Nordic Halibut steak, bone-in steak cut
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Som tam

  • 300 gms raw green papaya – julienne
  • 2 pcs long bean
  • 3 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp roasted peanuts
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp palm sugar
  • 1 tbsp dry shrimp
  • 5 pcs Thai small garlic
  • 5 bird eye chilli


Season fish and pan-fry over medium heat.
Mix som tam ingredients together and season well.
Serve with fried fish.
Spoon all gravy or sauce from som tam onto fish.

Recipe created for Nordic Halibut by Singapore-based Chef Jimmy Chok.