Pan-fried fish in soy sauce

    25 mins

    This is a slightly more exciting dish than the steamed fish we usually serve during dinner.


    New York, United States
    8 people made this

    Serves: 3 

    • 3 tbsp oil
    • 250g fish, whole
    • 75g small red onion, sliced
    • 5 slices ginger, cut into strips
    • 2 leeks, cut thickly
    • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
    • 150ml water

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Oil a frying pan with 3 tbsp oil. Once the oil is hot (oil starts sputtering), lower whole fish into pan and allow it to fry for 2-3 minutes under medium heat. Flip the fish over and allow it to fry for another 2-3 minutes. Insert a fork into the fish to see if it is cooked; if the fork can be easily inserted, the fish is cooked, if not, continue frying. Remove from pan.
    2. In the same pan, add onions, ginger and leeks and fry until fragrant.
    3. Put fish back into the pan. Drizzle the dark soy sauce and water over the fish and allow the water to start boiling. Once water boils, turn off heat. Serve.

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