BBQ pomfret steaks

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - Pomfret, cleaned and cut into steaks
  • 5 tbsp - peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • For the ginger coconut sauce:
  • 2 medium size onions, finely chopped
  • 250 ml - fish stock
  • 4 tsp - finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 500 ml - water
  • 250 gms - coconut cream
  • 7-8 strands of saffron, soaked in 2 tbsp. hot water
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Grated rind of 1 lime

How to Make BBQ pomfret steaks

  • Ginger coconut sauce:
  • Combine the grape juice, onions, ginger, fish stock, water and coconut cream in a pan and bring to the boil on high heat. Cook for about 6-8 mins. or until the sauce thickens.
  • Add the saffron along with the water it was soaked in and the grated lemon rind. Heat the sauce for a few mins and add lime juice. Adjust the seasoning to taste.
  • Pomfret steaks:
  • Apply salt, red chilli powder and turmeric to the fish steaks.
  • Keep aside.
  • Place the fish steaks between a hinged basket and barbeque on both sides until cooked.
  • Pour the ginger coconut sauce on individual servings and sprinkle peanuts, spring onions and mint over the sauce.
  • Serve immediately.