Onion Crusted Fish Recipe

 
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Onion Crusted Fish
  • Recipe Servings: 3
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Pomfret fillets coated with a cornmeal and mustard paste, fried in a spiced oil. Crusted with fried onions and served with aubergines, tomatoes and a little lemon juice.

Ingredients of Onion Crusted Fish

  • 4 fillets pomfret
  • 1 Tbsp cornmeal
  • 2 Tbsp prepared mustard
  • 1/2 kg onions - sliced and fried till golden
  • For Spiced oil:
  • 2 Tbsp black peppercorns
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 4-5 sprigs fresh herbs
  • 4 red chillies
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • Oil to cover
  • To Finish:
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 diced tomato
  • 2 Tbsp aubergines, diced and fried
  • 1 Tbsp chopped parsley

How to Make Onion Crusted Fish

  • 1.To make the spiced oil, combine all the ingredients and leave for 2 weeks to steep.
  • 2.Combine cornmeal and mustard.
  • 3.Spread thinly over one side of the fillets.
  • 4.Fry in the spiced oil.
  • 5.Coat the topside of the fillets with fried onions.
  • 6.Fry both sides of the fish.
  • 7.Lightly fry chopped aubergines and tomatoes.
  • 8.Add lemon juice and chopped parsley.
  • 9.Serve with the fish.

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