Fish Fried with Crispy Plantain

For the past few days, it’s been warm, sunny and no rain 🙂 I bet everybody in this part of the world is wondering where’s the winter gone ? Most of my friends love the winter, it’s cold, cozy and not sweaty. However, I can’t wait for spring and summer. I can have more lemonades, wear summer clothes, go out for walk and enjoy cocktails even on weekdays 🙂

Fish is one of my favorite non-vegetarian dish. I like them fried, smoked, grilled, in curry, without curry, you got the message! 😀 So, why did I jump from warm weather to cocktail to fish ? Because, today I am sharing with you a spicy fish fry which goes perfectly with cocktails or even without cocktails! This dish is not entirely my idea. My very good friend Deepa shared her fish fry recipe with me and I gave my own twist to it. To the fish fry, I also added some fried crispy plantain and the combination was amazing!

Sharing this dish with Full Plate Thursday, Recipe Swap Thursday, Anyone can Cook , Frugal Food Thursday, It’s a Keeper Thursday, What’s Cooking Thursday

Ingredients:

  • 2 Fish Fillet (I used Tilapia)
  • 1 Plantain
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbs cumin powder
  • 1 tbs coriander powder
  • 1 tbs chilly powder
  • 1 tbs pepper powder
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 2 cup cilantro (roughly chopped in big size)
  • 1 tbs mango powder (amchur)
  • salt
  • oil

Directions:

Cut the fishes fillet into 1 inch cubes (If you don’t get fish fillet, no worries.. Use any fish you get and just cut them in small bite size pieces)

Peel the plantain, and cut them in thin circular shape

Finely chop the garlic

In a big bowl marinade the fish and the plantain with garlic, cumin powder, coriander powder, chilly powder, pepper powder and lemon juice.

Let it marinade for at least 20 minutes.

In a pan heat 3 spoon oil and fry the fishes in low heat. It should take about a minute or two on each side.

Next, fry the plantains. While frying the plantains, throw a pinch of mango powder from top. Mix it properly with the plantains

Arrange the fried fish and the crispy plantain in your serving plate.

In the same pan, drop the cilantro and fry for just a minute. Add it on the serving plate as a garnish.

Serve it hot .. and enjoy!! 🙂 Plate decoration done by hubby darling, Men don’t grow much do they ? 😉

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Priyanka says:

Very tempting….loved it 🙂

Priya says:

Those crispy bites tempts me a lot..

Medeja says:

Fish looks great, better than usually fish dishes look.. :)) I really love this recipe 🙂

Vimitha says:

Its fishy and colory and mouth watering -ly tempting…

This looks wonderful, especially the crispy plantain! Thanks for sharing this.

briarrose says:

Beautiful! You have stolen my heart with the 2 cups of cilantro. 😉

Nice weather, huh? Whatever! 😉
That fish though would sure warm us up – it looks so good! Yummy spices, too!

we enjoy fried plantain this looks delicious

amelia says:

I love fried plantain…I’m going to try this! Thanks.:)

Tahemeem says:

Thats an unusual and very interesting combination… loved it 🙂
ooh i love fish and summers 🙂 but unfortunately my hubby doesnt eat fish 🙁 so i have to get satisfied with ur pic 🙂 amazing recipe and pic 🙂

Manu says:

Very interesting dish! I love plantains… not sure I will find them around here, but look around! 🙂 Otherwise, I’ll make just the fish: it sounds too yummy to miss! 🙂

Sandra says:

Beautiful and so tempting!

Krithi says:

Fish and plantain is a new combo to me… Love your preparations and clicks.. Kudos to your hubby

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Miz Helen says:

This looks like a great combination and I can’t wait to give it a try. The Plantain will give it such a special flavor. Thank you so much for bringing it to Full Plate Thursday and please come back!

Mary says:

I’ve not had this combination but it looks lovely and I’m sure is tasty. I hope you have a great day. Blessings…Mary

sukanya says:

This looks like a new combo, and very tempting too. will try someday

Deboshree says:

Oh my. Even though I am only a chicken non vegetarian, I admit this seems delicious. Will let my fish freak friend know about this. 😀