Pan Fried Crispy Fish Fry


Pan Fried Crispy Fish Fry is a delicious fish delicacy very commonly loved and popular in Kerala Cuisine. The delicious, crispy and spicy fish fry makes for a great appetizer or a delicious side dish to a meal. The pepper flavored fried delicacy is a unique and special dish. Fish pieces are well marinated with the spicy marinade and deep fried to a golden brown color. Marinating fish for a longer period helps the flesh of the fish to absorb the flavors well. Pan Fried Crispy Fish Fry is one of the easiest dishes that can be prepared with very limited easily available ingredients. Frying fish releases the original flavor of fish compared to fish curry dishes. No other side dishes are required if you have a fish fry with noon day meals. The dish should be savored hot and crispy. The light crispy batter satisfies the craving for fried fish.

It is advised to consume more fish other than poultry products for healthy tomorrows. Buy fish from known sources and make sure it is fresh and not stale. Also do not keep batter coated fish pieces for more than a day in refrigerator. Adding egg whites helps to adhere the crust onto the fried fish fillets. Fish is nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. Make sure to consume fish daily. It is always better to consume more fish than meat. Meat heaps up fat in your body. Pan Fried Crispy Fish Fry with hot rice for noon day meals makes an amazing combination. In Kerala, demand for fish fry dishes is very high compared to curry dishes. Kids as well as elders love the healthy dish. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home. Enjoy the crispy fried fish delicacy with your family and loved ones.

Pan Fried Crispy Fish Fry

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 People



  • Mix together all the ingredients for marination except oil for frying, curry leaves and green chillies. Taste the marinade and adjust the salt if needed.
  • Marinate the fish with this marinade.
  • Set aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and fry some Curry leaves and green chillies. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish to a crispy golden brown color.
  • Fry on both sides in medium flame.
  • Add fried green chilly and Curry leaves into the fried fish. Pan Fried Crispy Fish Fry is ready now.


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