Fried Whole Catfish With Spicy Black Bean Sauce

I serve this on Chinese New Year at the family dinner.

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  • In a saucepan add oil, black bean, chili flakes, ginger and garlic and lightly sauté. Add in sugar, oyster sauce, clam juice and cornstarch roux to lightly thicken and keep warm.
  • Take the whole catfish and clean inside and outside and with a chef knife make 3 slice along the side of the catfish about 2” apart and season with salt the inside and outside and cover the catfish with cornstarch and pat off extras cornstarch.
  • In a wok halfway fill with oil over a high heat to 350° and place the catfish head first and lower catfish into the hot oil and deep fry to a golden brown and with a wok spatula of hot oil pour over the catfish. Place the cooked catfish onto a large serving platter and pour the spicy black bean sauce over the catfish.
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    I serve this on Chinese New Year at the family dinner.
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