Fried Fish with Crispy Fried Ginger Recipe

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35 mins (prep 15, cooking 20)
5 ingredients
4 servings
Bought a piece of Black Promfret from the morning market and undecided what to do with it! After changing my mind a couple to times (I'm so fickle-minded sometimes!), I finally just settled for a simple dish of fried fish with crispy fried ginger and sweet soy sauce. A family favourite. We would sometimes have this dish in Chinese restaurants. It is cheaper to have it at home and healthier too, I use canola oil. Other than Promfret, other suitable fish would be Tillapia, Garoupa, Threadfin and any fish that is suitable for frying. If you are a ginger nut like me, use as much ginger as you want. Julienned ginger is fried till light brown and crispy. Instead of ginger, thinly sliced garlic may be used. Just fry the sliced garlic till crispy. Or you can have the best of both worlds, garlic and ginger, but they need to be fried separately, you can mix them up later. Soy sauce is sweetened with a little sugar in the hot oil and pour over the fish. Garnish with the crispy ginger and serve immediately. Really yummy! Give this dish a try, I'm very sure that you will enjoy it! Kids will especially love the crispy fish! Be careful with the bones when serving to children!

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  • fried fish with crispy fried ginger
  • 1 black promfret
  • 1/2 cup julliened sliced ginger (or more!)
  • 3/4 cup oil for frying
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


Serving Size (2.29 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 4.77 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.01mg 0.0%
Total Carbohydrate 1.23g 1.64%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 1.23 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 0.01mg% Iron 0.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
sliced ginger, oil for frying, light soy sauce