Nov 17, 2012

Golden Fried Fish

Golden Fried  Fish

A delicious fried fish, goes well with tomato ketchup / French fries / Potato Chips  !!

Serves: 2 -3


6 thin fish slices, please pick good quality fish

200 ml oil for frying

For the marinade:

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

Wash and clean fish. Drain out water thoroughly and wipe each fish slice with a soft kitchen towel.

In a bowl, mix soy sauce,  salt, pepper and marinate the fish on both the sides  for half an hour.

For the batter:

½ cup / 100 ml all purpose flour ( maida )

1 tablespoon extra all purpose flour

1 tablespoon corn flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 tablespoon  vinegar ( or beer / rum )

1 beaten egg white

1/4 cup water

1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

2 pinches pepper powder


In a wide bowl, mix all purpose flour, corn flour, beaten egg white, salt and pepper powder. Add vinegar / rum /beer.  Mix it well. Add 2 - 3 tablespoons of water to make a  batter of pouring consistency. Do not make it very thin. Keep aside in refrigerator for half an hour.

Sprinkle extra 1 tablespoon flour  lightly over marinated fish slices just before frying.

Heat oil in a frying pan. Reduce the heat to medium. Dip each fish slice in batter and deep fry on a low heat (3 slices at a time- depending upon the size of the frying pan) till golden color on both the sides ( approximate frying time 7 minutes for each side ).

Drain out  from oil and  place on kitchen towel to absorb extra oil. Serve hot as a starter with tomato ketchup.

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