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Chilli Fish Recipe

Chilli fish- all things spicy, tangy and delicious! This Indo-fusion dish is an appetizer that will turn your whole meal around even if it’s just plain dal rice. With flavours that are hot and tantalizing, chilli fish serves as a perfect appetizer. It is incredibly easy to cook and with the recipe we have in store for you, your dish will be ready in a jiffy. 

The key is to use the freshest fish and marinate it for about 30 minutes to get the most out of its flavour. Get started by ordering fresh fish from Licious and get it delivered to your door in just 90 minutes! 

What Kind Of Fish Is Best To Cook Chilli Fish?

Chilli fish as the name suggests is spicy in nature. Seawater fish is a great choice to cook with as it compliments the hot spices and elevates the flavour of your dish. Double Dotted Queen Fish is a great option to cook chilli fish. These boneless cubes are cut perfectly and are apt the size for an appetizer. 

What Vegetables Can You Add To Your Chilli Fish?

Adding vegetables to your chilli fish is a great way to make your dish wholesome. However, it is important that you pick vegetables that are subtle and do not overpower the flavour of your fish. Add vegetables that will keep the flavour balanced. You could add chopped spring onions, diced capsicums, basil and even a little bit of cabbage. 

What Kind Of Garnishing Can You Add To Your Chilli Fish?

Finely chopped coriander or sesame seeds are a delicious garnish for chilli fish. Squeeze a little bit of lime onto the dish just before serving. If your appetizer is slightly dry, serve it with a slightly thick mint dip. It is a delicious combination.

Cook your Chilli Fish with fresh fish from Licious. Let us know how your dish turned out to be in the comments below. If you post your recipe on social media, hashtag us at #MadeWithLicious. We’d love to see your delicious creations.

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How to Make Restaurant-like Chilli Fish at Home
Chilli Fish Recipe
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For Marinating
For Seasoning
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For Marinating
For Seasoning
Chilli Fish Recipe
Instructions
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Once the mixture boils, add the fried fish and black pepper powder. Stir well. Do not overcook it, as the fish will harden.
  4. Garnish with chopped spring onion leaves. Serve hot as a starter with Noodles or Soup.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Tip Use beaten egg along with cornflour for a crispier fried fish. Share your version of this recipe Do you make chilli fish at home? Try this recipe and let us know your version of the recipe. 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.

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