Microwave Pomfret Fry

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Total Time:
2.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 lb - whole pomfret
  • 1 - green chilli with very little heat; use 1 tsp red chilli powder if you want more heat
  • 2 cloves - garlic
  • 1 - 1-inch piece ginger
  • juice of one and a half lemon
  • 1 tbsp - fish masala/1 tbsp garam masala
  • Salt, as required
  • 2 tbsp - oil

How to Make Microwave Pomfret Fry

  • Cut and clean the fish thoroughly.
  • Make 2 slits of 1 inch on both sides of the fish so that the fish is marinated well.
  • Marinate fish in salt and lemon juice, and keep aside.
  • Grind garlic, ginger and green chilli to a smooth paste.
  • In a bowl, add this spice mix to 1 tbsp of fish masala with 1 tbsp of oil; mix well.
  • Apply the marinade on both the sides of the fish, and keep aside for 2 hours.
  • Before frying, spread a tbsp of oil in a microwave safe baking dish, place the fish and cover the dish with wax paper. (TIP: Do not seal tight, keep one end free)
  • Set the power level to 8 and microwave fish for 6 minutes.
  • Change the power level to 10 and microwave for another 5 minutes.
  • Turn the fish and microwave for 7 minutes at power level 10.
  • Cool for a couple of minutes before serving.
  • A crispy fish fry is ready to be served. You can enjoy the fish fry with rice and any other curry of your choice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: http://www.onlyfishrecipes.com/