Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Cod Nugget with Scallion sauce

Serve: 4 Prep: 10 minutes Cook 10 minutes

  • 2 Cod fillets, cut into 1 1/2 inch thick medallions.
  • 1 Tbsp white wine
  • 1/2 Tbsp white pepper
  • salt to taste
*Batter Mixture*
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup icy water
*Scallion sauce*
  • 4 Tbsp chopped scallions
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

  1. Pat dry fish and place in a dish, and add the wine, pepper and salt. Mix lightly, and let marinate for 10 minutes in the refrigerator.
  2. Meanwhile, in a bowl mix together scallions, soy sauce, sugar, vinegar ginger and sesame oil, set aside.
  3. Make the batter; in a medium bowl, add flour and cornstarch, salt and stir lightly; then add the icy water and stir to make a smooth batter. Avoid over-mixing.
  4. Heat the oil in a preheated wok or frying pan. Lower the heat slightly.
  5. Dip fish pieces into the batter to coat slightly; then fry, not more than three at a time, for 1-2 minutes, or until crisp and golden.
  6. Drain on paper towels.
  7. Pour the sauce over the fish and serve.

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