You are ultimately making 1 inch chunks of goodness for easy picking later. 900g (2lb) Whole Snapper, gutted, cleaned; 1 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons of water, 1 whole red snapper (about 1 1/2 pounds), scaled, eviscerated, and fins removed. This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. © 2020 Discovery or its subsidiaries and affiliates. Removing the germ of the Garlic will reduce the bitterness. Fried Whole Snapper. Place the fish on a serving plate and coat with the sauce then top with chilli and shallots or chives. Whilst the fish is cooking put the fish sauce, light soy sauce, sugar and ginger into the small pot and cook on a medium-high heat until the sugar completely dissolves (around 3-5 minutes), Remove from the heat and squeeze in the lemon juice, mixing well to loosen the sauce. Using your scissors, cut off the side fins, trim the tail by at least half and cut off the top dorsal fins. The oil should go up about a half inch to… Mix the fish sauce, water, chile garlic sauce, the lime juice, and sugar together in a small pan and bring to a boil. Add scallions to the sauce and pour over fish to cover. Cook 4 minutes on each side until golden brown. Dust the fish in the corn flour and rub it into all the cuts as well as inside the belly. Recipe courtesy of Le Colonial, Chicago, IL, Sign up for the Recipe of the Day Newsletter Privacy Policy, Fried Whole Red Snapper with Spicy Chile Sauce, Alton Brown Cooks Live: Roasted Snapper, Island Edition, Creamy Dairy-Free Stove Top Mac and Cheese. Ingredients. LIGHT SOY SAUCE: If you cannot find a light Soy Sauce then use 2 tablespoons of dark soy and 1 tablespoon of water. A sweet and salty sauce over crispy fish. Gently lower the fish into the oil and deep fry for around 5 minutes then carefully turn over (with the tongs and slotted spoon) and fry for a further 4-5 minutes until a dark golden brown. Total Time 1 hour 22 minutes. Make 2 diagonal cuts on each side of the fish for ease of cooking. With a sharp knife and at a 45 degree angle, score the fish 1 inch apart then repeat crossing the lines you have just scored. Lower fish into oil, the oil should bubble vigorously. Salt, pepper, and flour both sides of the fish. Turn over the fish and repeat. This trick will keep your homemade or store bought pizza base as crispy as if you had a pizza oven, all without a pizza stone! Servings 4. Check cuts on fish for doneness. The sauce on this fish is the same used for our Thai Sticky Chicken Wings recipe… It works beautifully on both! Showing you how to save money by purchasing whole chickens and breaking them down at home. Once cooked, drain for a minute or so. Ingredients 1 whole snapper, gutted and scaled 2 to 3 Cups Flour for Dredging Vegetable/Peanut Oil for frying 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp black pepper 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp onion powder 1 tbsp Cayenne pepper Heat the oil in a large frying pan. All rights reserved. The sauce on this fish is the same used for our Thai Sticky Chicken Wings recipe… It works beautifully on both! Serve with steamed rice. Salt, pepper, and flour both sides of the fish. Fried Whole Snapper. Fish should be dry, as to not splatter oil when frying. King Oyster Mushroom with Anchovy Parsley Oil, 900g (2lb) Whole Snapper, gutted, cleaned, 3 x Tablespoon Light Soy Sauce (see recipe notes), 3 x Tablespoon Thai Coconut Sugar (otherwise brown is fine), 2-3 litres of Vegetable Oil (such as Canola or Sunflower), 1-2 Birdseye or long red chilli, finely chopped, 1 Tablespoon finely chopped Green Shallots or Chives, Serve with Steamed Rice & Pak Choi or similar, 1 Large Wok (you can use a deep fryer but most home version are too small to fit the fish). When fish is almost cooked, heat up sauce and stir in cornstarch mixture while sauce is boiling. Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes. Print. 0 Comments. (well almost). Fish should be dry, as to not splatter oil when frying. A super easy trick to getting crispy skinned everything! Vegetable oil is best for deep-frying as it has a high burn temperature. Remove fish from oil and slightly dry with paper towels. Deep Fried Whole Snapper Photo: Tim Elwin. Sauce should be slightly thick, but not lumpy. It has not been tested for home use. A sweet and salty sauce over crispy fish. handy hint for tenderising meats for stir frying. Make 2 diagonal cuts on each side of the fish for ease of cooking. Serves 3-4 (with rice etc) Ingredients. Pat the fish dry inside and out with a kitchen cloth or paper towel. Fill a large heavy saute pan with 1-inch of oil and heat for 5 minutes until hot, but not smoking.