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Deep Fried Flounder With Chinese Mushroom Sauce


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* Plain Flour

* Salt & Pepper

* Vegetable or Canola oill (for frying)

* 1 packet of dried Shitake Mushrooms

* 2 cloves of fresh Garlic

* 1 small piece of Ginger

* 1 tsp of Chilli Paste

* 3 tbsp of Oyster Sauce

* 2 tsp of Cornflour

* Boiling Water

To fry the flounder

* clean and score the skin of the fish

* season fish with salt & pepper

* lightly coat flonder in flour

* put enough oil in a pan to just cover the flounder and allow oil to heat up (High temp)

* place fish into hot oil and cook on each side for 3-5 mins

To make chinese mushroom sauce

* Soak 1 packet of dried shitake mushrooms with enough boiling water to cover (leave for 2 - 3 mins)

* Crush 2 cloves of fresh garlic, 1 small piece of ginger grated and a teaspoon of chilli paste into a frypan with a small amount of oil and cook for a minute.

* Drain shitake mushrooms (saving the water) and add to pan stir for another minute

* Add aprox half the water from the mushrooms and 3 tablespoons of oystersauce to pan and stir through

* Add 2 teaspoons of cornflour to small amount of warm water mix till turns to paste

* Add cornflour paste to sauce tir through to thicken

Pour sauce over fish and enjoy!






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  • 9 years later...
Guest Guest123456789

Looks like a great recipe thanks for sharing. I might try it minus the sauce and just squeeze fresh lemon over fish. 

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