Fried Fish In Spicy Sweet Soy Sauce

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5-6  ikan kembong/selar any type of fish
(1/2 tsp salt, 1 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tbsp corn flour)

1 stalk coriander leaves – chopped
1 red chilli  – sliced
1/2 red onion – cut into rings

3 cloves garlic – minced
1/2 red onion- sliced
1 red chilli – sliced
6 slices – cut into thin strips
2 stalks lemongrass – white part – sliced

Sauce Ingredients (combined together)
1 tbsp Lingham Spicy chilli sauce
3 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp Spicy Kicap Manis
1 tbsp Kicap Manis
1 tsp sugar
11/2 tbsp white vinegar (adjust to your taste)
50 ml water
1 tsp corn flour

1) Cleaned fish and remove innards. Marinade with  salt, turmeric powder and corn flour for about 20-30 minutes. Deep fry till crispy, drained and set aside.
2) Heat oil in a wok and saute minced garlic, onion, ginger,  lemongrass and chilli till fragrant. Add in the sauce ingredients and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for about 1 – 2 minutes till sauce thickened.
3) Add in fried fish and continue to simmer for a further 2-3 minutes. Add more water if you wants more gravy and adjust seasoning to your preference.
4) Transfer to a serving plate and top with coriander leaves, chilli and onion.


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