Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Fried Black Pomfret (Bawal Hitam) In Soy Sauce


No speak evil on my out of composure pictures please. I know I messed up massively with angling the camera to angle on this dish. Nevertheless, you shouldn't also be always impressed with pictures. You can if you want to, a word of advice from nava-k to you. Impressiveness may not necessarily imply that the recipe won't be a flop. I refrain from speaking on your behalf, I have had my share of flop of replicating dishes because pictures were super perfect. However, I can't say the same on the recipe sharing. Just my honest opinion though. Let us now look at this recipe for this day. Black pompret/bawal hitam is my other half-half''s favorite, so, I make him happy. Happiness in marriage of course is about love cooking, so, I cooked this fried black pompret in soy sauce (Fried Fish in Soy Sauce & Spicy Grilled Black Pompret).

Ingredients
For Fish
1 whole black pomfret (abt 400g) de-gut, leave the head on and make two or three incisions  on both sides (no need to pat dry)
1 tsp turmeric/kunyit powder
1 tsp rice flour
1 tsp corn flour
Salt as taste
**Mix/lather fish with all these ingredients

For The Sauce
2 red chillies &1 green chilli - sliced into long thin stripes
1 inch ginger - sliced into thin stripes
5 pips garlic - sliced thinly
1 medium size (abt 100g) red onion - sliced thinly
1 bunch coriander leaves - sliced.
1 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/2 tbsp vinegar
1 tsp brown sugar
Oil as needed
Salt (if needed)

Method:
Heat enough oil and when heated, deep fry fish, remove and place on a tray/plate.
Leave about 2 tbsp of oil in the same wok/pan.
Saute chillies, ginger, onion and garlic.
Add the rest of the ingredients.
(Note: pour some water for more sauce).
Quickly stir and atop over the fried fish.
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13 comments:

  1. hi nava...just cooked, hot from the fire -black pomfret in soy sauce with hot rice...delicious lip smacking..thanks for sharing your ingredients on this
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  2. thanks Maznah, will surely do that.

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  3. Look nice and sound simple...maybe i should try it...

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  4. When can you cook for me??? I love your blog..I wish I could come and read more often.

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  5. I am not sure if the silver pomfret taste different from black. When ever I go for fish shopping I pick the silver one.

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  6. Everyone loves pomfret and I think there is no better way to enjoy it than fried and with a laddling of soy sauce.

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  7. I love eating pomfrets, as Asian, we keep it simple and steam it with soy sauce, ginger and scallions.

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  8. the food look delicious and yummy.....

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  9. Hi everyone,

    Appreciate all your comments and thank you.

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  10. Hi, Thanks for dropping by my blog.It's been a while I never had black promfret.It's time to get one...lol!

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