Crunchy Fish Recipe
Crunchy Fish Recipe
Category: Spice
Published on May 31, 2018
1 Like | 2 Comments

One of the things that I'd prayed about concerning my future partner was that he would naturally have a love for fish! Yes, fish :-D! For the longest time, I thought that I would eventually end up with someone from the Lake Side. I had planned on how I'd eat fish all day every day and eventually pass the genius gene from Omega 3 to my children! 

At some point, I thought I was delusional until I realised that the guy I had a crush on for a whole year loved fish! Gosh! I got to understand how love can be patient. By the way, I couldn't afford to tell him I liked him because I knew that I could lose his friendship and to me, our friendship was worth more than the emotional things I felt towards him. Our first unofficial date was at a fish restaurant at Nyayo Stadium. I didn't expect him to invite me for lunch as he'd just returned from a work trip but this date marked the beginning of our love story and the end of my never-ending crush on him!

We've now made it a culture to enjoy fish ever so often...fried, roasted, stewed, oven baked, crumb coated... You name it! I recently came across this recipe and tried it out with a number of adjustments. 

I enjoy a nice crunch on the outside and a savoury tender taste on the inside and this recipe gives you just that. To achieve this, I use corn flour (Unga ya ugali) as I didn't have breadcrumbs at hand, but I think using cornflour gave me the crunch I was looking for.

I also love spices but I went a bit subtle on the spices this time. I went for everyday spices in quantities that didn't subdue the natural taste of fish.

I also advise you make a small batch for one meal and if some remain, you could create a mayo dip to go with the fish. They tend to be slightly bland the following day without a nice dip. 

You can enjoy the fish with rice or mashed potatoes and a side of stir-fried vegetables.

Here's what you need:

  1. 250g Fish Fillet 
  2. 2 TBSP All Purpose Flour
  3. 1/4 Cup Corn Flour
  4. 1/2 Tsp salt
  5. 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper
  6. 1/4 Tsp Chilli Powder
  7. 1 Tsp Paprika
  8. 1 egg beaten
  9. Enough oil to deep fry
Here's how to make them:

  1. Cut the pieces of fish fillet into small pieces and pat them dry with a kitchen towel or napkin.
  2. Generously coat the pieces of fish with the All-Purpose Flour
  3. Dip the pieces of fish in the egg
  4. Mix the spices with the cornflour
  5. Coat the pieces of egg-covered fish with the corn-flour
  6. On high heat, warm the oil in a large skillet and place the pieces of fish, one at a time, in the hot oil.
  7. Cook until the pieces turn brown
  8. Remove from heat and serve hot.

Bon Appetit!

30th Nov 2018
This was very tasty to eat
12th Mar 2019
Aly Chiman
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