Fish With Anise Sauce Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Sole fillet2 Pound
 Flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Finely chopped scallions3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), minced
 Ground anise1 Teaspoon
 Dried ground chili peppers1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Sugar2 Teaspoon
 Water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Anchovy paste2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 526 Calories from Fat 285

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.5%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.7 mg

Sodium 219.8 mg9.2%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.5%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 45 g90.2%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 18%

Calcium 10.6% Iron 12.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Cut the fish in bite-size pieces.
2) In a bowl, toss the fish with the flour.
3) In a skillet, heat 1/4 cup of oil and brown the fish in it.
4) Remove and drain on a paper napkin.
5) In the same skillet, heat the remaining oil and sauté the scallions for 5 minutes.

6) Stir in the garlic, anise, chili peppers, vinegar, sugar and water.
7) Simmer the mixture for 20 minutes.
8) Stir in the anchovy paste and return the fish, cook for 5 minutes more.
9) Taste for seasoning.

10) Serve Fish With Anise Sauce hot with steamed rice.