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  1. Asian Fish Recipe: Perch with Lychee Sauce

    January 25, 2012 by Varga László

    Ingredients (4 servings):

    • 4 pieces of boneless fillet perch
    • ¼ cup olive oil
    • 2 teaspoons fresh  thyme
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
    • ½ teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 can of lychees with its juice
    • 200 g fresh lychees
    • 1 green onion
    • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger
    • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

    Preparation Method:

    1.  Wash the fish then pad dry with paper towels.
    2. In a bowl mix the olive oil, chopped lychees, the canned lychee and 1/2 of the can’s juice, thyme, lychee juice, salt, pepper and lemon peel. Add the fish fillets to the mixture,   coat them thoroughly with the marinade and leave it to marinate for 1 hour.
    3. In a large pan fry add some oil then fry on both sides until nice golden-brown.
    4. Add a tablespoon oil to a wok, when hot add the chopped green onion and ginger, stir-fry for 30 seconds.
    5. Add the lychee pieces from the marinade, the other half of the can’s juice, simmer for 1-2 minutes.
    6. Dissolve the cornstarch into 100 ml water, then add to the wok stirring, and simmer for another 1 minute.
    7. On the plates serve the perch beside boiled rice, add on top of the fish the lychee sauce. Garnish with some fresh lychees for the looks.