Kerala Fried Fish

June 15, 2011
Kerala Fried Fish

Author Notes: My father in law made this for us and it was simple and delicious. Terrific healthy main course when you have a good fresh fish to cook.jwolfsthal

Serves: 4


  • 1 Pompano, or other whole white tropical fish
  • 1 tablespoon red curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon tumeric
  • 2 tablespoons neutral oil
  • 1/2 squeezed lemon
In This Recipe


  1. cut fish into steaks, strating just below head and ending at base of tail.
  2. mix all other indredients except oil into a boil and add a little water to turn into a wet paste.
  3. dip flesh sides of fish in sauce
  4. heat oil in large cast iron skillet on medium heat
  5. add fish and cook on all sides, rotating every few minutes. add extra sauce onto cooked sides as you rotate.
  6. on low to medium heat, it should take 15 minutes for the fish to cook through.
  7. serve with rice.

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