Pan-Fried Silver Pomfret

10 minutes
Amount Per Serving: Calories 93; Fat 1g; Carbs 20g; Sugars 2g; Fibre 1g; Protein 2g; Sodium 0.98g
Pan-Fried Silver Pomfret is an exceptional dinner dish. The crispiest fish is cooked on low to medium heat. The side bones of this fried fish become so crispy that they can be eaten like chips. A proper source of calcium, indeed!
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  • 1 black Pomfret
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 slices of ginger, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon sugar
  • ½ tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Spring Onion for garnishing


  • Scale and gut the fish, be very careful as the fish will have sharp points.

  • In a skillet, heat a tablespoon of oil, pan fry the fish under medium-low heat until the fish is nice and crispy. Place the fish in a serving dish, keep warm.

  • Chop the onion and ginger and add to a pan with 2 tablespoons of oil. Stir-fry till onion is browned.

  • Add the soy sauce, sugar and sesame oil. Sprinkle some salt.

  • Pour the caramelized sauce on top of the fish.

  • Serving Suggestions: Serve with spring onion on the side and some rice.

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