2/3 pound catfish steak, cut into thirds
2 tbsp sugar
1 clove garlic
3 tbsp fish sauce
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1 scallion cut into 1 lengths
4 sprigs of cilantro, cut
1. Cut the fish into 1 inch slices, discard head and tail of the fish.
2. Over medium heat add sugar and water into clay pot stirring frequently for the sugar to caramelize, 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic and stir for 1 minute.
3. Add garlic, fish, fish sauce, hot water (to the top), cover the lid and cook for 5 minutes on one side, flip then cook again for 5 minutes with the lid off.
4. Add pepper, green onions, and cilantro on top for garnish and serve!