Mark Bittman's Crunchy Curried Fish

Recipe by Recipe Junkie
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 200°F.
  • Place oven proof platter in it.
  • Toss fish with vinegar.
  • Combine salt, pepper, turmeric, curry powder and cayenne pepper in small bowl, then rub mixture onto both sides of each fillet.
  • Pour at least 1/8" oil inot large nonstick skillet.
  • Turn heat to medium high.
  • Combine flour with enough warm waterto make a batter about as thick as yogurt.
  • Test oil to see if it's hot enough (a piece of flour will sizzle in it).
  • Turn heat to high.
  • Dunk fillets into batter one at a time, letting excess batter run off, then place fish in pan.
  • Do not overcrowd.
  • Fry fish, rotating as necessary so filets brown evenly.
  • Remove fish when golden and crisp on each side for 5 to 15 minutes.
  • Keep warm on platter in oven while you cook remaining fillets.
  • Sprinkle cilantro over fish.
  • Serve with lime wedges.
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