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Twice Fried Fish

Rated as 4.05 out of 5 Stars

"Slightly spicy and aromatic, this fried fish is always my husband's favorite choice!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 227 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings (5 filets)

Directions

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  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together hoisin sauce, tomato sauce, sherry, pepper, soy sauce, sugar and salt. Set aside for 20 minutes.
  2. Rub cod filets with 1 tablespoon of oil. Heat a large skillet and add the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil. Fry fish for 2 minutes on both sides, drain on paper towels, and set aside.
  3. Discard oil from skillet, and add 1 tablespoon of lard. Melt over medium heat and add soy sauce mixture, stirring well. Dissolve the cornstarch in the water and pour into the skillet, stirring constantly. Cook until thickened.
  4. Return fish to the skillet and cook again for 1 minute on each side.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 227 calories; 11.8 g fat; 4.1 g carbohydrates; 24.9 g protein; 61 mg cholesterol; 986 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Absolutely delicious! My husband told me I could make it seven days a week! The only thing that I did different was use Splenda instead of sugar (because we eat low-carb,) used butter instead ...

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The fish needs to be cooked longer than indicated for the first frying, otherwise the fish isn't done and won't flake. I breaded with flour. Then in another pan, I added all the sauce stuff an...

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Absolutely delicious! My husband told me I could make it seven days a week! The only thing that I did different was use Splenda instead of sugar (because we eat low-carb,) used butter instead ...

Omit the salt and it's perfect! I also used ketchup instead of tomato sauce to avoid opening an entire can and it came out great. Very flavorful and perfect served over rice with a side of ste...

This recipe was very easy and has a LOT of flavor to it! We used striped bass instead of cod, and recommend to use a not-too-expensive of a fish since the strong flavors of the hoisin sauce and...

The fish needs to be cooked longer than indicated for the first frying, otherwise the fish isn't done and won't flake. I breaded with flour. Then in another pan, I added all the sauce stuff an...

EXCELLENT!!! I used a fresh whole red snapper and can't wait to do this recipe again. My mom made her creole sauce she always makes for fried fish but this time nobody even looked at it. She ...

Like Chinese BBQ. Even the kids like this one. I used walleye instead of cod and tomato paste instead of canned tomato sauce. I served with White and Wild Rice Pilaf. Num.

Not my favorite! Very unusual. I did change the fish - I used Orange Roughy b/c we were out of Cod. They are both very middle fish so I figured it wouldn't matter. My husband loved the dish a...

Very good. Used Ocean Perch because it was fresh. Doubled the ketchup/tomato sauce, and added a tablespoon of Dijon mustard to cut the sweetness a bit. No salt needed. Hoisin,soy sauce are both ...

I cooked this last night and it was really lovely. I only tweaked the recipe by useing low salt soy sauce as my husband is diabetic and I was not sure what the tomato sauce was as I think our to...