Crispy Fish Fillets with Lemon Sauce

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fish fillets with lemon sauce


400 g fish fillet (red snapper, thread fin or sea bass)
– cut into slices

Seasoning Ingrediens
dash of sesame oil and pepper
1/2 tsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp corn flour

1 egg lightly beaten

Flour mixture sifted
3 tbsp All purpose flour
1 tbsp rice flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt

Lemon Sauce Ingredients
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp plum sauce
2 tbsp honey
1 tsp light soy sauce
1/2 cup water
1 tbsp cornflour

1) Marinade fish slices with seasoning ingredients for 20 minutes.
2) Dip marinated fish slices first in the beaten egg, then coat evenly with flour mixtures, shaking off excess flour.
3) Heat enough oil in a wok and deep fry battered  fish until golden. Remove and reheat oil till hot, put back the fish slices and deep fry till crispy and golden brown. Drain and set aside.
4) In a saucepan, bring lemon sauce ingredients except corn flour to a simmer. Gradually add in corn starch solution to thicken the sauce to desire consistency. Transfer to a small serving bowl.
5) Serve fish slice hot with the lemon sauce or drizzle lemon sauce over it just before serving.