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Pseudo Smoked Fish

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Ingredients
  Fish 1
  Ginger slices 3
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Scallion stalks 1
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Powdered anise 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
Directions

1. Cut fish against the grain in 1/4 inch slices.
2. Slice ginger root; mince garlic; cut scallion in l inch sections. Then combine with soy sauce, sherry, powdered anise and sesame oil. Add to fish and toss gently. Let stand 1 to 2 hours, turning occasionally.
3. Drain marinade into a saucepan; dry fish well with paper toweling.
4. Bring marinade to a boil along with sugar, stock and remaining soy sauce. Boil 1/2 minute (thicken with cornstarch paste); keep warm over very low heat.
5. Heat oil until smoking. Add fish, one or two pieces at a time, and deep fry until crisp and golden.
6. Drain on paper toweling. Then dip each fish slice very briefly in warm marinade to coat. Arrange on a serving platter.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Ingredient: 
Fish

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