Fish Finger Recipe by Sanjeev Kapoor

Fish fingers are a yummy appetizer coated with amazing spices. These fish fingers are very easy to prepare but you should stick to some basic rules and follow the exact instructions to come out with good results. When the fish fillets are cut into strips and are marinated with the batter use tongs to handle them instead of your hands for a smooth procedure.

You can use any kind of boneless fish for this recipe, which will be battered and breaded. For your own ease, you can also get the frozen fish packages from supermarts and then cook them by following the rest of the steps. Plus you can also bake this fish for your own convenience so that you will not have to spend a lot of time in the kitchen.

INGREDIENTS

  • 300 grams fish fillets
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 cup coarse rice powder
  • Oil to deep fry
  • Potato wafers as required

Instructions to make Fish Fillets by Sanjeev Kapoor’s Recipe

  1. Bring the fish fillets and cut each of them into three inches so that each finger will be half an inch.
  2. To prepare the batter for marination, mix salt, lemon juice, garlic paste, and ginger paste in a small container and coat the fish with this paste.
  3. For preparing another marinade, mix the coarse rice flour with salt, red chili powder and spread it on a plate.
  4. Take the sliced fish fillets or fingers one by one out of the first marinade and coat it with the second mixture which is a dry one.
  5. In a deep skillet which is non-stick, heat oil and then drops each finger one by one in it. Deep fry them until they get beautifully browned and crispy.
  6. Get them out of the oil and drain the excess oil on the absorbent paper.
  7. Serve and enjoy with potato wafers as well as tomato ketchup.

FAQs?

What other coatings can we use in this recipe?

You can coat this fish finger with bread crumbs to make them crispier. Bread crumbs are widely used in the kitchen in various dishes. Other coating includes the addition of vinegar and soy sauce.

One serving includes how many fish fingers?

At least 4-5 fingers should be included in one serving for an adult and 4-5 for a child. It is the standard serving.

Fish Finger Recipe by Sanjeev Kapoor
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Fish Finger Recipe by Sanjeev Kapoor

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 300 grams fish fillets
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 cup coarse rice powder
  • Oil to deep fry
  • Potato wafers as required

Instructions

  • Bring the fish fillets and cut each of them into three inches so that each finger will be half an inch.
  • To prepare the batter for marination, mix salt, lemon juice, garlic paste, and ginger paste in a small container and coat the fish with this paste.
  • For preparing another marinade, mix the coarse rice flour with salt, red chili powder and spread it on a plate.
  • Take the sliced fish fillets or fingers one by one out of the first marinade and coat it with the second mixture which is a dry one.
  • In a deep skillet which is non-stick, heat oil and then drops each finger one by one in it. Deep fry them until they get beautifully browned and crispy.
  • Get them out of the oil and drain the excess oil on the absorbent paper.
  • Serve and enjoy with potato wafers as well as tomato ketchup.

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