The boats go out at night from Ngapali Beach to snare squid, prawns and tiny fish by light bulb and net. The horizon twinkles like some ghost promenade until dawn, and then the boats are gone - back to the village up by the creek. The catch ends up at the market, alongside the baskets of veg. This is one-pot cooking, and an easy, delicious, comforting end for a squid.
Put the onion, garlic, lemongrass, chillies, fish sauce, lemon juice and sugar with
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