Chinese Fried Orange Roughy Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 orange roughy fillets (6-8 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups soft breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable oil
  • Sliced green onions to garnish
How to cook Chinese Fried Orange Roughy:
  • Cook sesame seeds in a large heavy skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly, until golden cool and stir in breadcrumbs.
  • Bring teriyaki sauce, white wine vinegar, fresh ginger, sugar, and red pepper to a boil in a small saucepan remove from heat, and keep warm.
  • Stir together eggs and salt.
  • Dredge the orange roughy fillets in cornstarch dip in egg mixture.
  • Press breadcrumb mixture onto the orange roughy fillets.
  • Pour oil to a depth of 1/4 inch into large heavy skillet.
  • Fry the orange roughy fillets in hot oil 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Drain the fried orange roughy fillets on paper towels.
  • Spoon teriyaki mixture over fish garnish the Chinese Fried Orange Roughy with sliced green onions, if desired.

Notes:

The Chinese Fried Orange Roughy is a very affordable dish. Delicious simple, and easy recipe. Can be ready in 15 minutes.

Hint:

Don't be afraid to substitute tilapia, flounder, or any other white fish for orange roughy.

This recipe for Chinese Fried Orange Roughy serves/makes: 4

The Chinese Fried Orange Roughy recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Orange Roughy (more Orange Roughy recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Chinese (more Chinese recipes)

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