Do you know how to prepare any catfish preparation? Here is an awesome recipe for you which is made with catfish. This recipe is so simple that you can try it in your kitchen with an ease. Basically catfish is very much healthy for every people as it contains lots of nutrients in it and it does not contain so much of fat.
As in this recipe the fish is grilled it became more healthy. But the cooking procedure is slightly different from any other recipe. The fish is first marinated with almost all the ingredients. Then it is dusted with corn flour and then grilled in micro oven. Lastly it is pan cooked in soy sauce and tomato sauce. As the name suggests lemon and pepper plays an important role in this recipe. Here 3 types of bell peppers are used in this recipe which not only increases the taste of this recipe but also makes it colorful too.
Grilled Catfish With Lemon & Pepper:
Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
Cat Fish 500 gm
3 types of Bell Pepper (Red, Yellow and Green- One of each type)
Ginger-Garlic paste 1 tsp
Garlic 4-5 cloves
Green Chili 4-6 (chopped)
Soy Sauce 2 tsp
Tomato Sauce 2 tsp
Corn flour 2tbsp
Lemon Juice 2 tbsp
Refined Oil ½ cup
Black Pepper Powder 2 tsp
Egg White 1
First cut the cat fish, remove the unnecessary portions with a sharp knife and then clean them properly with water. Remove excess water from the fish slices and then pour it in the bowl. Use cotton cloth or wipes to remove excess water from the fish.
Add Lemon juice, salt, ginger garlic paste, egg white, black pepper powder and little amount of oil in the fish. Mix all the ingredients with fish and marinate it for one hour. It will help to infuse the fish with the aroma and taste of all the spices. You can use fork to puncture the fish in some place so that the spice get easily absorbed by the fish.
In the mean time chop all the three types of bell pepper finely and keep them aside to use in later steps of this recipe. Also chop the garlic cloves finely to use it in next step.
Now dust your fish with corn flour from both the sides. Now you have to grill this cat fish. You can grill it in micro oven or in your gas oven. Grill both sides of your fish in a micro oven. Often brush both sides of the fish with refined oil while grilling the fish.
Then take a non stick pan and pour refined oil in this pan. Allow it to boil in low flame. Then add chopped green chili and chopped garlic in it. Cook it for 2-3 minutes until the flavor of the garlic comes out of it.
Then add chopped bell peppers and onion in the pan. Fry it well for 4-5 minutes. Then pour soy sauce and tomato sauce in the pan. Then pour grilled cat fish in the pan and stir it with a spatula to mix it. Turn it carefully to cook it from both sides.
Hence cook the fish for 4-5 minutes so that the fish get cooked well from both of the sides. Pour it in a serving dish. Here your grilled Catfish with Lemon and Pepper is ready to serve.