mearl223 On August - 28 - 2011

Simple Fried Fish

There’s nothing easier, faster & more delicious than frying fish this way as a side to your seafood meal or even some daal/ lentils, especially if you get the fish cleaned & sliced at the market like we did earlier this week.




PrepTime 10mins – Serves 5 – CookTime 10mins

1kg fish – a large black pomfret/ 4 small white pomfrets/ 1 medium kingfish – cleaned & cut into 1/2″ slices (skin on).
1 tsp salt
4 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp turmeric pwd
1-1.5 tsp red chili pwd
1 tsp pepper pwd
1.5 tsp cumin pwd
1 tsp garlic pwd
oil for shallow frying
Cooking Instructions:

1. Wash the fish well & add salt & lime to it – rub well & leave aside for 10-15 mins.
2. Heat the oil in a non stick frying pan.
3, Wash the fish well & drain out all the excess oil with a paper towel (Not TOO dry).
4. Mix the powders if a large bowl & toss the fish in – evenly coat the fish with the spices.
5. Fry the slices to a light brown crisp, about 5 mins on each side (open, not covered).
6. Place on paper towels to drain out the excess oil.
7. Serve with fish curry & rice or daal.

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