Asian Fried Fish, How Delicious is it

Hello guys, good day for you.
Now I will present you a tips how to make a delicious fried fish. The fish which I choose to fry are the freshwater fish, because they are usually available in the market, and still alive. I chose fish that are still alive because after being fried, it tastes more delicious, sweet and savory taste mixed together. That’s why i suggest you to buy the fresh one.

Now we will discuss the main topic directly.
Making spices
Spices ingredients are :
1) Coriander or Cilantro
2) Salt
3) Garlic
4) Turmeric
5) Red onion

How to make spices
The essence of making this spices is only one= That is to produce a smooth mixture. How? There are 2 ways:
1) Modern ways.
Use a blender machine. easy to use, just put all the ingredients into a blender container and let the machine work for us. The disadvantage of this machine = the amount of material must be many, if only a few, the blending result is rough.
2) Traditional ways.
Using stone bowls (mortar) and stone pounders. In my hometown, this tool is known as “cobek”. The advantage of this tool is able to pound a few spices ingredients. The disadvantage=make us tired

The next step :
Before we move to the next step, i need you to know these :
Main ingredients =
1) One adult Fresh fish
Adult fish are chosen because of it’s thick meat
2) and Lime.
Lime is useful for removing fishy scents.

Now, here is the next step:
Combining the fish and spices.
1) Prepare fresh fish
2) Clean the fish from its dirt
3) Make two slices on each side of the fish body
4) Lime is split into 2 parts. Then each one is poured evenly to the body of the fish.
5) Spread the spices all over the body of the fish including in the slices. The aim is so that the spices can soak into the fish’s body.

Fry the fish
1) Prepare a frying pan, put it on the stove. Turn on the stove with a small flame.
2) Pour a lot of vegetable oil into the pan. The amount is estimated so that the fish can sink into it.
3) Wait and make sure that the oil is well hot.
4) Put the fish into hot oil
5) After being fried for 5 minutes, turn the fish’s body to the other side so it doesn’t burn
6) Continue frying for 5 or 10 minutes
7) Once fried, cook and drain

Serving the fried fish
1) Prepare a wide plate
2) Put the fried fish on the plate
3) Add some fresh vegetables next to the fish, such as cucumber slices, salads, and cabbage
4) You can also add sambal beside the fish
5) Serve it while hot along with warm rice

Happy enjoy your lunch

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