Neha Bhagtani’s Basa Butter Garlic Fish Fry

Love fish? Try this delicious Basa Fish Fry recipe by a friend of Licious, Neha Bhagtani.

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Basa Fish Fry in Butter Garlic Sauce
Cuisine Continental
Servings
Ingredients
Ingredients required for basa fish marinade:
  • 490 grams basa fish
  • 4 cloves of grated garlic large
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • Sea salt- as per taste
  • 3 Finely chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 2 tbsp flour for the marinade
Ingredients required for frying basa fish:
  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp flour for a light coating
Ingredients required for butter garlic sauce:
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves of finely chopped garlic
  • 3 dry chilies
  • 2 spring onions chopped
  • 1-2 tsp flour
  • 300-400 ml water or chicken stock
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning
Cuisine Continental
Servings
Ingredients
Ingredients required for basa fish marinade:
  • 490 grams basa fish
  • 4 cloves of grated garlic large
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • Sea salt- as per taste
  • 3 Finely chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 2 tbsp flour for the marinade
Ingredients required for frying basa fish:
  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp flour for a light coating
Ingredients required for butter garlic sauce:
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves of finely chopped garlic
  • 3 dry chilies
  • 2 spring onions chopped
  • 1-2 tsp flour
  • 300-400 ml water or chicken stock
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning
Instructions
  1. Make a marinade by mixing all the ingredients and apply to the basa fish. Keep aside for 30 mins.
  2. To cook the fish, lightly coat it in flour and shallow fry.
  3. Next up, in a saucepan, heat the butter and olive oil, add in finely chopped garlic, 3 dry red chilies, and spring onions.
  4. Sauté for a minute or two till the aroma and flavour blend.
  5. Mix in 2 tsp of flour with about 300 ml of stock or water. Let it simmer for about 10 mins and finish with chili flakes, seasoning, and a dash of lemon.
  6. You can add in stock/water depending upon your choice of consistency. Remember to season accordingly.
  7. Ladle the sauce over the fish and enjoy!

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