Bamboo Fish | How to make Bamboo Fish

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By Suronita Das
Created on 22nd Oct 2015
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  • By Suronita Das
    Created on 22nd Oct 2015

About Bamboo Fish

Bamboo Fish is a lovely presentation of sliced fried fish flavored with cumin, pepper powder, green scallion and cilantro.

Bamboo Fish, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Bamboo Fish by Suronita Das will definitely help you in its preparation. The Bamboo Fish can be prepared within few minutes. The time taken for cooking Bamboo Fish is 540 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Bamboo Fish step by step. The detailed explanation makes Bamboo Fish so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Bamboo Fish can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Bamboo Fish from BetterButter.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time9Hours
  • Serves4People
Bamboo Fish

Ingredients to make Bamboo Fish

  • Fish Fillets - 8
  • Ginger minced - 2 tsp
  • scallions /green onions - 1/2 cup chopped
  • white pepper powder - 2 tbsp
  • scallions - 1/2 cup
  • 2 cups - Flour
  • 2 tbsp - baking soda
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - black pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup corn flour
  • Dry chili peppers - 15 pcs chopped
  • Chili oil - 1 tbsp
  • Sichuan peppercorns - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin powder - 2 tbsp
  • Cilantro chopped - 1 cups
  • Onion chopped - 2 medium sized
  • Boiled Bamboo shoots - 2 ounces cut into thin slices
  • Salt & sugar as per taste

How to make Bamboo Fish

  1. Marinade the fish. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste on it. Cover and refrigerate overnight with Ginger minced - 2 tsp, scallions /green onions - 1/2 cup chopped, white pepper powder - 2 tbsp, scallions - 1/2 cup.
  2. For the Batter: 2 cups Flour, 2 tbsp baking soda, salt to taste, 1 tbsp black pepper, 2 eggs, 2 cups water & 1 cup cooking oil.
  3. For the sauce: Dry chili peppers, Chili oil, Sichuan peppercorns, Cumin powder, Cilantro chopped, Onion, boiled Bamboo shoots cut into thin slices, Salt & sugar.
  4. Take a bowl and add flour, cornflour, baking soda, salt, black pepper, eggs, oil and water. Whisk to make a smooth batter. Keep aside for 15 minutes with cover. Dip each piece of fish in the batter to coat and deep fry till golden brown.
  5. Remove the fish to a paper towel lined plate when both sides are crispy
  6. Meanwhile start the sauce, heat a pan with chili oil and add chopped onion, wait till it turns golden in color. Then add dried chili, half scallions and half cilantro. Cook as soon as they become aromatic & turn off the heat.
  7. As soon as all the fish is done, transfer the pieces to the pan with the sauce mixture. Immediately add the salt; stir-fry constantly as you add the ground Sichuan peppercorns and the cumin, giving the pan a few shakes to toss.
  8. Increase the heat to high, add the cilantro, bamboo shoots and the remaining scallion greens. As soon as you smell the new addition of cilantro and scallions, remove the pan from the heat. Serve hot.

Reviews for Bamboo Fish (2)

Maithili Thangkhiewa year ago
Very interesting fish recipe :)
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Shini Prakash2 years ago
Awesome :D I guess we can use normal vegetable oil instead of chili oil?
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