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  1. Asian Fish Recipe: Perch with Lychee Sauce

    January 25, 2012 by Varga László

    Ingredients (4 persons)

    • 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 canned 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 lychess, 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.