INGREDIENTS:

Bekti fis fillet, cubed: 700 gm

Salt to taste

Lemon juice: 2 tbsp

Black peppercorns, freshly crushed: 1/2 tsp

Flour: 2 tbsp

Cooking oil to deep fry: 1 cup

Garlic, chopped: 1 tbsp

Ginger, grated: 1 tsp

Spring onions, chopped: 2 stalks

Red chilli paste: 1 tbsp

Soy sauce: 1 tbsp

Honey: 2 tbsp

Sesame seeds: 1 tsp

 

METHOD

  1. Marinate fish cubes in salt, lemon juice & 1/4 tsp black peppercorns crushed for an hour or so.
  2. Heat cooking oil in a wok & dredge the fish cubes in flour.
  3. Fry the fish cubes till they turn golden brown.
  4. Remove onto an absorbent paper & keep aside.
  5. Heat a wok, add 1 tbsp of the oil used to fry the fish, toss in garlic & ginger.
  6. Cook on high for a minute, then toss in spring onion whites.
  7. Add red chilli paste & stir well.
  8. Toss in soy sauce, then deglaze the wok with honey.
  9. Dunk in fish cubes & give it all a good mix.
  10. Adjust the seasoning & sprinkle 1/4 tsp black pepper powder.
  11. Cook for a minute or two, then sprinkle sesame seeds & spring onion greens.

NOTE: This is a delicious Chinese starter which will leave you completely satisfied. Enjoy!

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