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S1 Ep11 / Gran’s Pickled Fish in a Jar

EPISODE 11: RECIPE

Gran’s Pickled Fish in a Jar

STEP 1 – The Fish

  • Portion the fish into around 5cm chunks.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

STEP 2 – The Batter

  • For the batter whisk together all of the ingredients until you have a lump free shiny mixture.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan, not more than two thirds full.

STEP 3 – Frying

  • Dust with flour and carefully dip into batter, allowing excess to drip off.
  • Carefully place into hot oil and fry for around 5 minutes/until cooked through – remove with a slotted spoon and drain.

STEP 4 – Marinating liquid

  • In a pan, heat 2 tbsp oil add curry powder and a little bit of water at a time until thickened slighty.
  • Add marinating mix and bring to a simmer, stirring continuously.
  • Add vinegar, stir, adjust sugar if necessary.
  • Add onions and allow to cook for no longer than 2 minutes, must remain crunchy.
  • Remove from heat.

STEP 5 – Assemble

  • Layer onion mix and fish in a dish or a jar.
  • Place in the fridge – preferably overnight for all of the flavours and liquid to marinate and infuse into fish.
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Gran’s Pickled Fish in a Jar

INGREDIENTS

  • Stokvis (Hake) – filleted and skinned
  • For the batter:
  • 225g flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 330ml soda water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • Marinating liquid:
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp apricot jam
  • 1 tbsp PnP chutney
  • 2 tbsp brown vinegar
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 ½ cups vinegar
  • 2 white onions sliced
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