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DIY Recipes How to fry fish restaurant style

Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.

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Fried fish


  • Vegetable oil, for frying

  • Fish

  • Salt and pepper

  • All-purpose unbleached flour

  • Eggs

  • Cold water

  • Plain bread crumbs

  • Dried mustard powder

  • Cayenne pepper, a few pinches

  • Wedged lemons

  • Vinegar for topping

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  1. Add salt, water and lemon to cleaned and rinsed fish.

  2. Place in fridge for 10 - 30 minutes and strain off the water

  3. Pour vegetable oil into a large skillet. Place skillet over large burner and heat oil over medium high heat.

  4. Season with salt and pepper. Place a couple of scoops of flour in a pie tin.

  5. Combine egg and water in second tin.

  6. Season plain bread crumbs and mustard and cayenne in the third tin.

  7.  Coat fish in flour, then egg, and then bread crumbs.

  8. Gently set coated fish into hot oil and fry 5 minutes on each side until medium golden brown in color.

  9. When the fish is evenly golden all over, remove and drain on clean paper towel.

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