Fried Fish Fingers
Here is the recipe for my dhaba's home-made fried fish fingers. Do try this at your home. Take our word for it - you, family members, or your friends would devour it all in one go :-) Enjoy!
Fried fish fingers recipe
Fish fillets – ½ kg, hamour, king fish, or any other firm fish; cut into ½ inch wide x 2-1/2 inches long; dry the fillets with paper towels Soya sauce – 1 teaspoon
Red chilli powder – ½ teaspoon
Turmeric powder – 1/8 teaspoon (optional)
Ginger – 1/2-inch piece, chopped and crushed (optional)
Garlic – 2 cloves, chopped and crushedBlack pepper powder – 1 teaspoon (optional)
Salt – ½+1/2 teaspoon or to taste
Egg – 1, well beaten
Bread crumps+flour mix – 1 cup
Oil+ghee – for deep frying
Method: Mix soya sauce, ginger, garlic, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and a few drops of water to make a smooth and thick paste. Marinate the fish pieces in this paste for approximately 15-20 minutes or more to get an exotic flavor. Meanwhile, beat up the eggs and season it with the pepper and the remaining salt. Drain out the excess marinade from the fish pieces, dip it one at a time in the egg mix, and then roll in the bread crumps plus flour powder. Pat the mixture firmly onto the fish pieces. Heat up the mixture of oil and ghee till smoking hot and deep fry the fish fingers on either side until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve with ginger, garlic, mint chutney or any of your favorite sauces or dips. Enjoy!