CRUMBED FRIED FISH FINGERSFish Fingers or Fish Sticks are popular snacks and finger food. It was introduced into India by the British and was / still is a popular item as a starter at parties. Any flesh fish could be used in its preparation. The fish fillets or fingers are dipped in batter or egg then coated in bread crumbs and either deep fried or shallow fried. However, they could also be baked or grilled in the oven depending on one’s choice. Kids and adults alike love these crispy hot fish fingers served with Tartar Sauce or ketchup
RECIPE FOR CRUMBED FRIED FISH FINGERSServes 6 preparation time 20 minutes
½ kg fish fillets, cut into serving-size portions for 6
½ cup milk
Salt to taste
½ cup bread crumbs
2 eggs beaten well
3 tablespoons refined flour or maida
1 teaspoon pepper powder
1 teaspoon chillie powder
Oil for frying
Mix the flour together with all the above ingredients (except the fish, breadcrumbs and oil) to make a batter that is not too thin. (Add a little water if required).
Coat each piece of fish well with the batter, then roll in the bread crumbs.
Shallow fry or Deep fry the coated fish pieces till brown on both sides.
Drain and serve hot with tartar sauce and / or tomato ketchup