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Spicy Fried Fish Recipe

Spicy Fried Fish is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 1 January, 1970
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
15 minutes
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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