Fish Fillets in Corn Sauce

Hong Kong Style Fish Fillets in Corn Sauce

Ingredients (Fish) 

  • 600g fish fillet (best to use is fleshy white fish, I used monk fish)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil for deep frying

Ingredients (Corn Sauce) 

  • 1 1/2 cups corn kernels, best to use fresh ones
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • spring onions, chopped

Method (Corn Sauce) 

  1. In a sauce pan combine together corn, chicken stock and sugar.  Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes, if using fresh corn simmer for 30 minutes.
  2. Mix water and cornstarch together then pour into the sauce pan.  Simmer until sauce thickens
  3. Slowly pour beaten egg into the sauce pan while lightly stirring to form strands.
  4. Add sesame oil then season with salt.

Method (Fish) 

  1. Prepare a deep fryer or wok with enough oil for deep frying.
  2. Season fish fillets with salt and pepper. Set it aside.
  3. Place and mix together flour and cornstarch in a bowl with cover, place fish fillets inside the bowl one or two at a time then cover and shake to coat fish evenly.
  4. Deep fry fish until cooked then place in a paper lined towel to remove excess oil.
  5. Pour corn sauce on top then garnish with spring onions then serve.

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