Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Asian Grilled Snapper Su's Style.....

Asian Grilled Snapper Su's Style.....

This a simple grilled fish, made with Asian flavours, an experiment in my kitchen. The flavour of curry leaves is very dominate here.
For making the Tomato paste
Ingredients
4 Tomatoes de seeded and cut into pieces

Method
Take a blender, add the tomatoes and blend it. Take a pan, add the tomato puree. Cook the purée till all the water dries up and it turns into a paste.

For the  Marination of the Fish (Stage 1)
Ingredients
Whole Snapper fish about a kg. cleaned and slit
Salt
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Method
Marinate the fish with lemon and salt. Let it rest for 15 minutes.

For the Wet paste
Ingredients
1/4 cup Curry leaves
4 Fresh Chillies
14 Garlic cloves
1 small piece Ginger sliced
Salt to taste
1 tsp Cumin seeds
Tomato paste
2 tbsp Lemon Juice
2 tbsp Sesame Oil or Olive Oil


Method
Grind all the above ingredients in to a paste.


For the  Marination of the Fish (Stage 2)
Ingredients
Fish
Wet paste

Method 
Rub the paste properly on the fish and in between the slits. Let it rest for 20 minutes.
To Grill the Fish
Ingredients
Marinated Fish
Lemon slices
Tomato slices
Onion slices
Handful of Curry leaves
2 tbsp Oil

Method
Take a baking tray. Spread 2 layers of foil paper. Keep the fish in the centre. Add the curry leaves, lemon, tomato and onion slices around the fish. Bake it at 200 degrees celcius for 10 minutes. Take out the tray and drizzle oil on the fish. Bake it for another 10 minutes. Serve hot.