Pan Fried Red Grouper With Soy Sauce

Chinese New Year
Fish

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

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.

More fish recipes:
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Steamed Soon Hock Fish Recipe
Grilled Saba Fish 

Ingredients

Adjust Servings
US / Metric
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large (600g) Red grouper
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large (600g) Red grouper
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tbsp
tbsp
Light soy sauce
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tbsp
tbsp
Light soy sauce
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tbsp
tbsp
Shaoxing wine
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tbsp
tbsp
Shaoxing wine
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tbsp
tbsp
Water 
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tbsp
tbsp
Water 
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tbsp
tbsp
White sugar
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tbsp
tbsp
White sugar
0.00
inch
inch
knob Ginger (julienne)
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inch
inch
knob Ginger (julienne)
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cloves
cloves
Garlic (chopped)
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cloves
cloves
Garlic (chopped)
Scallions (julienne)
Scallions (julienne)
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tbsp
tbsp
Potato starch (for dusting)
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tbsp
tbsp
Potato starch (for dusting)
Oil for shallow frying
Oil for shallow frying
Salt to taste
Salt to taste

Steps

1

Clean fish thoroughly, pat dry and set aside.
Clean fish thoroughly, pat dry and set aside.
Mark as completed

2

Lightly dust both sides of the fish with salt & potato starch. Set aside.
Lightly dust both sides of the fish with salt & potato starch. Set aside.
Mark as completed

3

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.
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.
Mark as completed

4

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.
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.
Mark as completed

5

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.
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.
Mark as completed

6

Garnish with scallions, ginger & garlic and serve hot.
Garnish with scallions, ginger & garlic and serve hot.
Mark as completed

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