Braised Fish Fillet In Wine Sauce Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Lemon sole fillets/Plaice fillets1 Pound (450 Gram)
 Salt1 Pinch
 Egg white1⁄2 , lightly beaten
 Cornflour paste1 Tablespoon (Thick)
 Oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
For the sauce:
 Dried black fungus1⁄4 Ounce (Wood Ears, 10 Gram)
 Seasoned oil1 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped garlic1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Soft brown sugar2 Teaspoon
 Chinese rice wine/Dry sherry2 Tablespoon
 Brandy/Whisky / rum1 Tablespoon
 Stock/Water4 Fluid Ounce (100 Milliliter)
 Sesame oil2 Drop
 Cornflour paste2 Teaspoon (Thin)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 298 Calories from Fat 149

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g25.9%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g11.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54.7 mg

Sodium 693.3 mg28.9%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 0.1 g0.42%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 23 g45.2%

Vitamin A 0.8% Vitamin C 3.6%

Calcium 2.4% Iron 2.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. To prepare the fish trim off the soft bones along the edges.
2. Cut each fillet into 8-10 pieces if large or 4-6 pieces if small.

MAKING
3. In a bowl mix with the salt, egg white and thick cornflour paste, blend gently with fingers.
4. Soak the wood ears in warm water for 10-15 minutes, rinse and drain, cut into small pieces.
5. In a pan heat the oil until medium hot, add the fish piece by piece and stir gently to make sure they are not stuck together.
6. Deep-fry for about 1 minute, remove and drain.
7. Wipe clean the wok, heat the tablespoon of fresh oil until hot, stir-fry the wood ears with the garlic for 30-40 seconds.
8. Bring to boil adding the salt, sugar, wine, brandy and stock or water
9. Then add the fish, blend well and braise for about 1 minute. Add the MSG (if using) and sesame oil.

FINALIZING
10. Thicken the sauce with the thin cornflour paste off the heat.

SERVING
11. Serve Braised Fish Fillet hot spooning around Wine Sauce.
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