• Nile Perch Fillets With Apple Acar

    15 minutes
    Amount Per Serving: Calories 525.8; Total fat 14.1g; Cholesterol 150mg; Carbohydrate 37g; Dietary Fiber 6.6g; Protein 62g; Sodium 211.5mg
    This low-fat fish recipe includes Nile Perch and lots of fresh flavors. This recipe is ready in 30 minutes, which makes it a good dinner for busy couples.
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    • 2 Nile perch fillets about 600g, cut into 8 pieces
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 3 eschalots, thinly sliced lengthways
    • 5 small green chillies
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
    • 2 carrots, peeled and julienned
    • 1 apple, peeled and julienned
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 250g packet bean thread vermicelli
    • 1 cup fresh coriander leaves
    • 3 teaspoons sesame oil
    • Salt and white pepper


    • Put the eschalots, chillies, carrots, apple, water, vinegar, sugar and turmeric in a big pan. Toss to mix. Cook until the vegetables soften. Set aside.

    • In a pot full of water, place the vermicelli, allow to stand until the noodles become soft. Drain then toss with the coriander leaves and the sesame oil.

    • Preheat the frying pan. Brush the fillets with vegetable oil. Season with salt and pepper. Place the fish on the pan and cook for 2 minutes on each side until golden brown.

    • Serve immediately.

    • Serving Suggestions: Place the pieces of fish into a serving dish, along with the vermicelli, top with the Apple Acar. Garnish with coriander leaves.