Restaurant: Chez Sovan
City: San Jose, CA

Chez Sovan is a hole-in-wall Cambodian restaurant, and is only open M-F, 11am to 1:45pm.

ginger catfish

Crispy deep fried Basa fish fillet topped with ginger sauce, ground chicken, salted beans, shallots, and garnished with cilantro. Also tasted fish sauce in this dish.

Turmeric, galangalgingerlemongrass, and kaffir lime leaves are essential spices in Khmer cooking, Khmer stews, and nearly all curries. (Wikipedia)