Burnt Ginger Soy Fish is a delicious Asian flavoured fish preparation. Batter shallow fried basa fish is infused with warm and fragrant burnt ginger and soy flavours. 15 minutes is all you need to prepare this flavourful burnt ginger fish. Perfect as an appetizer or as a side with white steamed rice.
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Any Asian food lover or fish lover in the house?
Then you are in for a treat. I have to admit this post was again long overdue because this ginger soy fish is something I had few months back (5 months precisely) in India. And instantly fell in love with it. It would have been such a crime if I did not share it with you guys.
Burnt Ginger Fish is a mildly flavoured Asian dish with the warmth and fragrance from the ginger, a little sweet, a little savoury and quite spicy. Of course you can control the spiciness as per your taste. And the best part it it comes together in less that 30 minutes.
What ingredients are used to make Asian Ginger Fish?
All the ingredients used to make this ginger fish is basic and pantry friendly except for the fish. Let’s see the list below.
- Fish (I have used Basa here, as I have it stocked up in the freezer. You can use an white fish like cod, haddock, bhetiki, rohu)
- Green chillies (I used thai red chilli)
- Spring onions
- All purpose flour
- Pepper powder
- Chilli sauce
- Soya sauce
- Worcestershire sauce
- Brown Sugar/honey
Weekend is almost knocking the door and I bring to you this ah-mazing dish to try this weekend. It can be served as an appetizer with some chilled beer or as a side dish with some rice. Hop on to check the detailed recipe below.
Here are few fish recipes that you can try.
Burnt Ginger Soy Fish
Burnt Ginger Soy Fish | Chinese Ginger Fish
- large thick bottomed pan/cast iron Skillet
- Large bowl
- 450 grams Basa Fish or Any white fish like Cod/Haddock/Bhetki/Rohu) Cut into small pieces
- 2 tbsp CornFlour
- 1 1/2 tbsp All purpose flour
- 2 tsp Soy sauce
- 1 tsp Black Pepper powder
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 2 tbsp water
For the sauce:
- 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
- 2 tsop Vinegar
- 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
- 1-2 tsp Chilli sauce
- 2 tsp Brown sugar/sugar/honey
- 1 tbsp water
- 2 1/2 tbsp Fresh Ginger Grated
- 2 Garlic cloves chopped
- 6-7 Spring onions Chopped
- 5-6 Chillies (I used tspicy thai red chillis) chopped
- 1 tsp Ginger (julienned)
- 6-7 tbsp Oil for shallow fry the fish
- In a large bowl add all the ingredients listed under marination and mix it well so that the fish pieces gets coated with the flour. Keep it aside.
- Heat a 6-7 tbsp of oil ior enough to fry the fish in a skillet/thick bottomed pan on medium heat. Slowly add the coated fish filet in batches.
- Fry the fish for a couple of minutes, until it turns crispy and brown. Transfer the pieces on kitchen towel, to remove excess oil. Keep aside for a while.
- In a small bowl mix all the ingredients listed under sauce and keep it aside.
- Now from the same skillet reduce the oil in which we fried the fish and keep just 1 tbsp of oil in it. Heat the oil on medium, when hot add the freshly grated ginger and saute for 1-2 minutes until the ginger turns slightly golden brown.
- Next toss in the spring onions, garlic, chillies and saute for another 2 minutes on medium heat.
- Pour in the sauce and mix everything well. Cook for a minute.
- Finally add in the fried fish along with the julienned ginger and toss it well with the sauce.
- Remove from heat, and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve it hot as an appetizer or as a side with some rice.
I hope you enjoy this delicious Burnt Ginger Fish as much as we do!
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