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Pritong labahita (fried surgeonfish fillet)

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  • Pritong Labahita (Fried Surgeonfish Fillet)
  • Pritong Labahita (Fried Surgeonfish Fillet), Photo 2
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Recipe type:
Main Dish
Number of serving:
3 servings
Preparation:
15 min
Cook time:
10 min
Ready in:
25 min
Difficulty:
Very Easy

Ingredients

- 2 tablespoons calamansi
- 2 gloves garlic finely minced
- ½ teaspoon ground pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt.



The other ingredients needed to coat the fish are:
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- a dash of onion powder
- a dash of garlic powder
- 1 talespoon or small sachet seasoning or 1 pc chicken cube, crumpled
- ½ teaspoon slightly toasted and then ground cayenne red pepper
- ½ teaspoon salt.

Preparation

Step 1

First, marinate the fish in about 2 tablespoons calamansi extract (you can substitute either lemon or lime), 2 gloves garlic finely minced, ½ teaspoon ground pepper and 1 teaspoon salt.

Step 2

Mix the other ingredients all-together in a wide bowl and set aside. In addition, about a cup of vegetable oil for frying is required.

Step 3

To prepare for frying, arrange the fish fillets and flour mixture side by side. Take one fillet at a time and thoroughly coat it on all sides with the flour mixture as shown below. Continue coating the fillets in batches.

Step 4

In a medium, deep and heavy bottomed pan, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high flame until hot but not smoking.

Step 5

Fry the fully coated fish fillet in batches. When slightly browned and crisp, flip over to cook the underside.

Step 6

Continue cooking until all the fish are fried. Drain excess oil from the cooked fish using paper towels.

Step 7

Transfer the cooked fish fillets in a medium plate and serve warm.

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02/07/2012

Excellent review very helpfull thanks ( ;

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