Fish in Hot Sauce Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Fish fillets12 Ounce, cut into 2inches 5 cm wide even slices (350 Grams, Preferably Cod)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cornflour1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Spring onions2 , cut into 2 inch 5 cm diagonal slices
 Oil2 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce (70 Milliliter, Preferably Ground Nut)
 Garlic2 Teaspoon, finely chopped
 Fresh ginger1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
For sauce
 Chicken stock2 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce (70 Milliliter)
 Whole yellow bean sauce2 Teaspoon
 Chili bean sauce/Chili powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dry sherry/Rice wine1 Tablespoon
 Light soy sauce2 Teaspoon
 Sesame oil1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 580 Calories from Fat 387

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.4%

Saturated Fat 5.3 g26.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 113.8 mg37.9%

Sodium 1143.4 mg47.6%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.74 g3%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 32 g64.1%

Vitamin A 3.1% Vitamin C 7.7%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 2.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Sprinkle the fish with salt and cornflour.
2. In a wok or large frying pan heat oil until it is smoking hot.
3. Fry the fillets on both sides until they are brown (this should take about 5 minutes).
4. Take it out and drain on paper towel.
5. Pour off most of the oil, leaving 1 tablespoon in the pan.
6. Reheat the wok or pan and add the spring onions, garlic and ginger.
7. Stir fry for 30 seconds.
8. Add the sauce ingredients and bring the mixture to a boil.
9. Lower the heat and put the fish and simmer for about 2 minutes.

10. Turn it onto a platter and serve hot.