You can now make chilli fish at home without any hassle. The key here is to use the best quality fish and marinate it for about 30 minutes to get the most out of its flavour. With the help of the following recipe, you can relish restaurant-like chilli fish without having to visit or order from a restaurant. Keep reading to know more.
Mix all ingredients listed under marinade well. Add the fish and marinate for about 30 minutes. Coat the marinated fish in cornflour. Deep fry the fish until golden brown. Drain and set aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add garlic, onions, capsicum, chillies and sauté for 2 mins. Add in the tomatoes and mix well. Then add the green chilli sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup along with red chilli powder, salt and sugar. Stir thoroughly until everything is mixed well. Add water and bring it to a boil.
Once the mixture boils, add the fried fish and black pepper powder. Stir well. Do not overcook it, as the fish will harden.
Garnish with chopped spring onion leaves. Serve hot as a starter with Noodles or Soup.
Use beaten egg along with cornflour for a crispier fried fish.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How long does leftover fish chilli stay in refrigerator?
Cooked fish can stay up to 3 days if stored within 2 hours. The key here is the use of vinegar. You can add ¼ teaspoon of vinegar extra.
What vegetables can I use for fish chilli?
You can use cabbage, carrot and spring onions for this recipe.