Saam roht means “three flavors,” which in this case refers to the sauce—it’s sweet, salty, and sour in equal measure. It’s an easy dish that looks impressive—a simple pan-seared fish drenched in a glossy red sauce.
Excerpted from Sabai by Pailin Chongchitnant. Copyright © 2023 Pailin Chongchitnant. Photographs by Janis Nicolay. Published by Appetite by Random House®, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited. Reproduced by arrangement with the Publisher. All rights reserved.