Kingfish really has the flavour of the sea. It’s an incredibly versatile ingredient that is able to be prepared equally well in kitchens or on barbecues. Kingfish has a good firm texture. Here is a delicious “Sharabi Machhi || Pan-fried Kingfish with cold tomato juice“, using Kingfish fillets and whiskey. It’s a very beautiful dish, equally suitable for a dinner party or a simple supper.
Ingredients to prepare Sharabi Machhi:-
4 x 50g Kingfish fillets
3 tbsp whiskey
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tsp chilli flakes
1 tsp ground white pepper
2 tbsp Olive Oil
1 medium size tomato
1/2 cup cold water
1 tsp fresh lime juice
Salt to taste
Fennel leaf, to serve
How to Pan Fry Kingfish:-
Prepare a marinade with whiskey, brown sugar, chilli flakes and ground white pepper.
Marinate fish fillets with the marinade for 8 hours.
Set a heavy frying pan over a medium-high heat and pour the Olive oil. Season the Kingfish fillets with salt.
Arrange the marinated Kingfish fillets in the hot oil and sear for 2 minutes. Turn over and cook for 3 minutes on the reverse side, or until Kingfish is cooked medium-well.
Remove the fish from the frying pan. Rest for 2 minutes.
How to prepare the cold Tomato Juice:-
Wash and cut the tomato into small chunks.
Take these tomato chunks in a bowl. Add the cold water into the bowl.
Mash the tomato chunks with the help of a potato masher.
Separate the tomato juice from the pulp.
Take the tomato juice in a bowl and add lime juice. Season with salt.
Cold tomato juice is ready.
Serve the pan-fried kingfish fillets with cold tomato juice. Garnish with fennel leaf.