Spicy Fried Fish

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Total Time:
35 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg fish - a large black pomfret/4 small white pomfrets/1 medium kingfish - cleaned and cut into 1/2 inch slices (skin on)
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 4 tbsp - lime juice
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1-1.5 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1.5 tsp - Cuminutes powder
  • 1 tsp - garlic powder
  • oil for shallow frying

How to Make Spicy Fried Fish

  • Wash the fish well and add salt and lime to it - rub well and leave aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a non stick frying pan. Wash the fish well and dry a little with a paper towel.
  • Mix the powders in a large bowl and toss the fish in - evenly coat the fish with the spices.
  • Fry the slices to a light brown crisp, about 5 minutes on each side (open, not covered).
  • Place on paper towels to drain out the excess oil.
  • Serve with fish curry and rice or dal.