How to make Chinese Style Fish Fingers -

Fish fingers marinated in Chinese ingredients, dipped in egg, coated with breadcrumbs and deep-fried. This fish fingers with soy sauce is a sweet, slightly spicy and fresh dish because of lemon. Learn how to make fish fingers, crusty and delicious as its finger licking good.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Basa fish fillets, Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indo-Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chinese Style Fish Fingers

Chinese Style Fish Fingers Recipe Card


Chinese food is an integral part of the Indian culinary scene. In Indian Chinese cuisine the food is modified to suit Indian palate. In this Chinese seasoning and cooking techniques are adapted to Indian tastes and contain larger offering of vegetarian dishes. Today, it is not only enjoyed by the Indians but is also highly appreciated in in Malaysia, Singapore and North America.  
Foods tend to be flavoured with Indian spices such as cumin seeds, coriander seeds, and turmeric, which are traditionally not associated with authentic Chinese cuisine. Hot chilli, ginger, garlic, sesame seeds, dry red chillies, black pepper corns and yogurt are also frequently used in Indo Chinese dishes. This makes Indian Chinese food similar in taste to many dishes of Singapore and Malaysia, which have strong Chinese and Indian cultural influences.
Non-staple dishes are generally served with generous helpings of gravy, although they are also available without gravy. Culinary styles often seen in Indian Chinese fare include chilli where the food is hot and batter-fried; Manchurian which consists of a sweet and salty brown sauce; and Szechwan sauce which is a spicy red sauce. These are generally not used in authentic Chinese food preparation.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chinese Style Fish Fingers Recipe

  • Basa fish fillets cut into fingers 2

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Red chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Oyster sauce 2-3 teaspoons + for drizzling

  • Basil leaves 6-8

  • Bread crumbs for coating

  • Egg 1

  • Spring onion greens chopped for garnish


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 2

Take fish fingers in a bowl. Add garlic, red chilies, crushed peppercorns, salt, soy sauce and oyster sauce and mix. Add torn basil leaves and mix well.

Step 3

Coat marinated fish fingers with bread crumbs.

Step 4

Beat an egg in a shallow plate and dip coated fingers and coat again with bread crumbs.

Step 5

Deep-fry these fingers in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Place fried fingers on a serving platter, drizzle some oyster sauce on top and garnish with spring onion greens.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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