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Indian Style Fish Fry Recipe

Indian Style Fish Fry

Rating 4-0 out of 5 - Most cooks definitely will make this recipe again
Mamtha Sunil Kumar

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Indian Style Fish Fry is a one the most popular dishes of costal India. There are many regional variations but he common element in all the dishes is the spices, which are used liberally. This is a very simple and easy to make dish.

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes + waiting

      Cooking Time: 5 Minutes

Ingredients for Indian Style Fish Fry

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to serve 4:
4 - 6 large
fillets cod, bluegill, bass, perch or other firm white flesh fish
1 tablespoon
vegetable oil
3 stems
coriander
10
curry leaves
FOR THE MARINADE
1
lemon
1 teaspoon
chili powder
1
green chili
2 teaspoons
coriander powder
2 teaspoons
ginger-garlic paste
1 pinch
turmeric powder

 

How to Cook Indian Style Fish Fry

  1. Squeeze the juice from the lemon and blend it with all the other marinade ingredients to make a fine paste. Marinate the fish for a minimum of 30 minutes in a refrigerator making sure each piece is well coated with the marinade.
  2. Add the oil to a large frying pan (skillet) over a medium heat. Once the oil is hot, fry the marinated fish for about 5 minutes on each side (see chart below). When cooked, remove from the pan onto several thicknesses of absorbent kitchen towel. Finely chop the coriander and curry leaves to garnish and serve hot.
  3. Fillet ThicknessCooking TimeFat
    Thick - 1" (2.5cm)5 minutes on each side1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
    Medium - ¾" (2cm)4 minutes on each side½ tablespoon oil & ½ tablespoon butter
    Thin - ½" (1cm)3 minutes on each side1 tablespoon butter

 
Mamtha Sunil Kumar MAMTHA SUNIL KUMAR'S HOT TIP:
You can also barbecue or grill the fish. This method consumes less oil and is a more healthy healthy alternative.
 
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Reviews of Indian Style Fish Fry

Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again September 19 2014
I told myself I was going to try it so I did. I cook lots of fish. Basically its my other half's main diet. Very simple style with those flavors both of us love.
(5 reviews)
 

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