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Spice up your life with these epic Indian-inspired fish fingers. Delicious.

Indian Fish Fingers

prep time35Min


cooking time15Min


serving time2


  • 1 white fish fillet, skinless & boneless cut into fingers (approx.

  • 225g)

  • Salt

  • 1/4 lime, juiced

  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste

  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste

  • 1/2 shallot

  • Small handful fresh coriander

  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar

  • Coating:

  • Plain flour for dusting

  • 2 eggs, beaten with a splash of water

  • 2 slices white bread made into breadcrumbs, seasoned with

  • Salt, turmeric, paprika and chilli flakes

  • Sunflower oil for frying


  1. Sprinkle salt over the fish fingers. Using a food

  2. Processor, grind together the remaining ingredients

  3. Apart from those listed under 'coating', along with a

  4. Little water to make a smooth paste.

  5. Marinate the fish fingers in this paste for 30 minutes.

  6. Place the flour, eggs and breadcrumbs into 3 separate

  7. Plates.

  8. Dip each finger into the flour, shake off any excess and

  9. Then dip into the beaten eggs, followed by the bread-

  10. Crumbs.

  11. Shallow fry in oil for 3-4 minutes on one side until crisp and

  12. Golden. Then repeat on the other side.

Indian Fish Fingers




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