Daily Archives: January 24, 2017

Crispy Fried Fish

It was the favorite item on table when I made it for my family gathering. The recipe is so easy and simple and require ingredients which are probably already in your pantry…. lets get started!

Ayesha's Kitchen

Crispy Fried fish


  • 2 kg Frying fish (cut into small fillets) (with bone or without bone – your choice)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbspns black pepper
  • 2 tbspns crushed garlic
  • 2 tbspns crushed green chillies
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 4 tbspns dark soy sauce
  • 2 cups flour (seasoned with salt and pepper)
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Wash and pat dry the fish fillets.
  • Add salt and vinegar and give it a good massage on each fillet. Keep aside for 10 minutes. Drain excess vinegar.
  • Mix in garlic, green chillies, black pepper and soy sauce. Keep aside for 40 – 60 minutes minimum or 6 hours. You can freeze it for up to 1 month for later use.
  • Heat oil to 190 degrees Celsius.
  • Coat each fillet in flour mixture and keep aside until all the fillets are done.
  • Start frying them in batches. 10 minutes per batch.
  • Serve hot with ketchup or tartare sauce.