Pan Fried Red Grouper With Soy Sauce

30 min


3-4 pax

Bring prosperity, wealth and luck for the new year with a twist to your usual steamed fish recipe!

Shallow fried to perfection giving a crisp on the outside and flaky on the inside, drizzled with a rich and aromatic sauce – this Pan Fried Red Grouper with Soy Sauce recipe is a perfect dish to serve at reunion dinner this Chinese New Year.

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Adjust Servings
1large (600g) Red grouper
3tbsp Light soy sauce
2tbsp Shaoxing wine
1tbsp Water 
1tbsp White sugar
2inch knob Ginger (julienne)
3cloves Garlic (chopped)
Scallions (julienne)
1tbsp Potato starch (for dusting)
Oil for shallow frying
Salt to taste



Clean fish thoroughly, pat dry and set aside.
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Lightly dust both sides of the fish with salt & potato starch. Set aside.
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Heat up 3 tbsp oil in a pan and fry the julienned ginger until crispy and brown, set aside. Add in the chopped garlic and fry until crispy and brown, set aside. Reserve the oil from frying in the pan.
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Heat oil in a pan, enough to cover half of the fish. Shallow fry fish until crispy and golden on both sides of the fish. Dish up & plate, set aside.
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With 2 tbsp of cooking oil in a pan, add in soy sauce, shaoxing wine, water & sugar, mix well over medium heat until sauce bubbles off the Heat. Drizzle well over the fish.
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Garnish with scallions, ginger & garlic and serve hot.
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