Cantonese-style crispy fish

This Cantonese-style crispy fish is ready in just 20 minutes. Served with jasmine rice and steamed Asian greens, it’s a great lunch or dinner option.

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10m

10m

Ingredients

  • 5cm-piece ginger, peeled, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced diagonally (optional)
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbs Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
  • 2 tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 tbs peanut oil
  • 4 (about 200g each) white fish fillets (such as basa or pink ling)
  • Steamed Asian greens, to serve
  • 4 spring onions, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • Steamed jasmine rice, to serve

Method

STEP 1

Combine the ginger, chilli, if using, garlic, rice wine or sherry, soy sauce, sesame oil and sugar in a small bowl.

STEP 2

Heat the peanut oil in a frying pan over high heat until just smoking. Add the fish. Cook for 3 mins each side or until golden brown and cooked through.

STEP 3

Transfer the fish to a serving platter with the steamed Asian greens. Quickly pour the ginger mixture over the fish. Sprinkle with the spring onion and coriander. Serve with rice. 

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