Chinese chilli fish


Chinese chilli fish


Preparing fish:

  • Fish fillet : 1/2kg(cut into medium cubes)
  • Egg white: 1
  • Kashmiri Red chili powder/paprika: 1tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1tsp each
  • flour: 2tbsp
  • lemon juice: 2tbsp
Mix fish pieces with all other ingredients and let it rest for 15 minutes.
Heat 1 cup oil in a pan, and deep fry the marinated fish until crispy and golden.

Preparing fish gravy:

  • Onion cubes: 1/2cup
  • Capsicum cubes: 1 capsicum
  • Chopped ginger and garlic: 1tbsp each
  • tomato ketchup: 2tbsp
  • soya sauce: 1tbsp
  • chili sauce: 2tbsp
  • lemon juice: 1tbsp
  • vinegar: 1tbsp
  • red chili paste: 1tsp
  • paprika or kashmiri chili powder: 1tsp
  • black pepper powder: 1/2 tsp
  • butter: 2tbsp
  • sugar: 1 tsp
  • 1 tbsp. corn flour mixed with 1/2 cup hot water
  • green chilies: 4
Take a pan, fry onions, ginger-garlic in hot oil or butter for about 1 minute. Then add capsicum and fry for 2minutes more. Add tomato ketchup, vinegar, soya sauce, chili sauce, lemon juice, red chili paste, Kashmiri chilli powder, sugar, crushed black pepper, paprika and 1 cup of water, mix well, cover and cook for 5 minutes on medium flame. Stir occasionally, add fried fish and corn flour mixture and cook for another 3 minutes on low heat.
Sprinkle green chilies and adjust salt.
Now the chilli fish is ready. Serve hot with fried rice.


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