Spicy Stir Fried Fish

Recipe: Spicy Stir Fried Fish


  • 4 dried mushrooms
  • 2 cups peanut oil
  • 1 pound whitefish fillets
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup bamboo shoots — drained and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons green onions — chopped


  1. Soak mushrooms for 10 minutes in warm water, drain, and chop. Heat oil in a wok. When it is very hot, add fish and fry until lightly browned. Remove to warm dish and pour off all but 2 tablespoons of oil.
  2. Add tomato sauce, pepper, bamboo shoots, and mushrooms. Cook, stirring for 3-4 minutes, until mushrooms soften.
  3. Add wine, sugar, salt, and soy sauce and stir mixture for 30 seconds.
  4. Return fish to pan and turn it over in the sauce. Dissolve conrstarch in 1 tablespoon water and add to wok.
  5. Stir gently just until sauce thickens. Pour onto serving dish and garnish with onions.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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