My Thai version mackerel fish fry is so simple it can be prepared with in an hour easy recipe to prepare for BBQ party. if you love spicy food you can always add more black pepper corns and alter the recipe as per your taste also use butter instead of oil while grilling on coals. I like my mackerel to have a lot of char bits its very nice and tasty..
1/2 Kilo Mackerel
2 Whole Strands Lemon Grass
15-20 Birds Eye Chilly
15 Pods Garlic
1 Inch Ginger
1 Whole Lime
Salt as per taste
Sesame Oil and Sunflower oil as required
- Wash and clean the mackerel pat dry and score the fish.
- In a mixer jar first add lemon grass ginger and garlic grind into a smooth paste once the first base paste is done add chilly and grind.
- Reserve the masala paste in a bowl add lime juice and salt mix well apply this masala paste all over the fish allow to marinate for 1/2 hour.
- Heat a tawa add 2 tbsp sesame oil and 2 tbsp sunflower oil place heat on low flame gently transfer the fish to tawa and fry for 10 minutes each side drain of excess oil and serve hot with lime wedges...Enjoy...:)
This recipe is best served along with thai based curry and rice very nice and tasty side dish...the fried fish can also be served as a starter..