Chinese Deep Fried Spiced Fish Recipe

Deep Fried Spiced Fish

Ingredients:

1 ½ lb whole fish (sole, cod, halibut), cleaned and scaled

1 tsp minced ginger root

3 scallions, chopped

2 tsps salt

2 tbsps dry sherry

Oil for deep frying

1 tsp ground Szechuan or black peppercorns

2 tbsps sesame oil

Lemon slices to garnish

Directions:

1. Score the fish by making diagonal slashes on each side. Place the ginger, scallion, 1 tsp of the salt and the sherry in a dish and add the fish. Leave to marinate for 30 minutes.

2. Heat the oil to 180°C/350°F. Deep fry fish until golden brown. Drain on absorbent kitchen paper and place on a dish.

3. Sprinkle with the ground peppercorns and the remaining salt. Heat the sesame seed oil and pour over the fish. Serve hot, garnished with the lemon slices.

Related Articles

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*


Confirm you are not a spammer! *