How to make Crusty Fish Sandwiches -

Fish fillet cubes shallow-fried and sandwiched in toasted pavs.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Basa fillets, Brown pavs

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Crusty Fish Sandwiches

Crusty Fish Sandwiches Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Crusty Fish Sandwiches Recipe

  • Basa fillets cut into cubes 6-8

  • Brown pavs 4-6

  • Salt to taste

  • Paprika powder 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) for dusting

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Parmesan cheese as required

  • Tartare sauce as required

  • Alfalfa sprouts 1/4 cup

  • Potato wafers to serve


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180°C.

Step 2

Place pavs on a baking tray and put in the preheated oven and toast for 3-5 minutes.

Step 3

Place fish cubes on a worktop. Sprinkle salt, paprika powder, crushed peppercorns on top and rub them well on the fish pieces.

Step 4

Dust the fish pieces with refined flour and coat the pieces evenly.

Step 5

Heat a non-stick tawa. Drizzle olive oil on it and place fish pieces. Sear fish till evenly done from both the sides.

Step 6

Grate some Parmesan cheese on the fish pieces and flip the fish pieces. Sear further till the cheese melts and forms a layer on the fish pieces.

Step 7

Take a toasted pav and cut into halves. Spread a spoonful of tartare sauce on the base and on the top slice too. Place two seared fish pieces on the base. Put some alfalfa sprouts on top and cover with other side. Assemble remaining sandwiches in a similar way.

Step 8

Secure sandwiches with a toothpick and serve immediately with potato wafers.

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