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Crispy Fried Mandarin Fish

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Ingredients
  Fish 2 Pound, cleaned and scaled (Fresh,1 Kilogram)
  Ginger 3 Inch, finely sliced
  Spring onion 2 , 1 chopped coarsely, 1 finely sliced for garnish
  White pepper powder 1 Teaspoon
  Chinese rice wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornflour 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Chili paste 2 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped garlic 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White rice vinegar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornflour 2 Teaspoon, blended with water
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut 4 or 5 deep diagonal slashes on each side of the fish to help it cook more quickly.
2) Marinate the fish for 15 minutes with ginger, chopped spring onion, pepper and rice wine. Drain fish and scrape off any pieces of the marinade.

MAKING
3) In a wok, heat oil.
4) Add fish layered with corn flour into the wok.
5) Cook for 5-8 minutes on moderate heat till it turns golden brown.
6) Drain and keep warm on a serving dish.
7) Discard all but 1 teaspoon of the frying oil.

FINALIZING
8) To prepare the sauce, stir fry the chilli paste, garlic and ginger for a few seconds until fragrant, then add all other ingredients, except corn flour.

SERVING
9) Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Fish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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