Entrees

Green Chutney Fried Fish

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Green Chutney Fried Fish

5 from 1 vote
Course: EntreesDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

250

kcal

This is the way to do fried fish! Crispy, tangy, spicy and packed with flavor and hitting all your senses at once!

Ingredients

  • 4 medium Silver Pomfret fish

  • Marinade
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 2 tbsp tamarind paste

  • 4 thai green chilis

  • 1/2 lemon

  • 1/2 tsp Ajwain

  • 1/4 cup water

Directions

  • Puree all the marinade ingredients and set aside
  • Score the fish on both sides in a crisscross pattern about 1/2 inch apart
  • In a cast iron pan or frying pan, add enough oil so that the fish is covered half way and heat to 300F.
  • Fry the fish on each side till slightly crispy – flipping only once. About 6-8 minutes per side.
  • Take the fish out onto a paper towel and let it cool down somewhat.
  • Heat a shallow pan with very little oil to medium heat.
  • Baste one side of the fish with the marinade and set it marinade side down. Fry for about 1-2 minutes. Based the top of the fish, flip and fry for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately.

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