How to make Pan Seared Fish with Chilli, Garlic, Soy -

Fish fillets shallow-fried on a pan and served topped with vegetables cooked with red chillies, garlic and soy sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless fish (हड्डी रहित मछली), Red chillies (लाल मिर्च )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

Pan Seared Fish with Chilli, Garlic, Soy

Pan Seared Fish with Chilli, Garlic, Soy 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Pan Seared Fish with Chilli, Garlic, Soy Recipe

  • Boneless fish cut into 2 inch pieces 2

  • Red chillies 3-4

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Red capsicum diamond-shaped pieces ¼ cup

  • Yellow capsicum diamond-shaped pieces ¼ cup

  • Green capsicum diamond-shaped pieces ¼

  • Fish sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Spring onion greens finely chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Roughly chop red chillies.

Step 2

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a non-stick wok, add garlic and ginger and sauté till all the raw flavours are gone. Add red, yellow, green capsicums, red chillies, fish sauce, soy sauce, salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Cook for a minute. Remove from heat.

Step 3

Place fish pieces on an absorbent paper to soak moisture from the fish. Sprinkle salt and crushed peppercorns.

Step 4

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan, place fish pieces and cook till both the sides are golden.

Step 5

Transfer the fried fish pieces onto a serving plate.

Step 6

Put the wok back on heat, add spring onion and mix well.

Step 7

Top the fish pieces with the vegetables and serve immediately.

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