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Hot & crispy fish.

Recipe by rabz of Dhaka, BD

This is a far eastern dish which is a superb appetizer for those who enjoy far eastern dishes.

Ingredients non vegetarian 8 servings

    For fish batter:
    • 20 pieces of 1" bone less fish strips.
    • 2 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
    • 1/2 ginger /garlic paste
    • 2 egg
    • 1/2 c flour
    • 1/2 c corn flour
    • oil for deep frying
    For coating sauce:
    • 2 heaped tbsp shredded ginger
    • 1/2 c water
    • 1/4 c brown sugar ( can add more if u like it sweeter).
    • 2  tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
    • 1/4 c vinegar
    • 2 tbsp roughly crushed peanuts
    • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
    • 1 tsp red chilli flakes.


    1. Marinade the fish in it's batter & leave in the fridge for 2 hours.
    2. Heat oil & double fry the marinated fish until crisp & golden (u need to fry the fish pieces twice = fry then strain, then do the same again).
    3. Strain out the oil on a wired rack.
    4. Boil the ginger in water then add sugar, soy sauce, oyster sauce & vinegar.
    5. keep boiling until the sauce thickens (like thick syrup).
    6. Add the fried fish then sprinkle the peanuts, sesame & chilli flakes.
    7. Toss all well to coat.
    8. Bring out on a serving platter & serve hot as an appetizer. 



    I am a bit hesitant, I do not know how sweet will taste with fish? But your Dhoklas with esp stuffing will be a blast. Thank you.