Naran Style Deep Fried Trout
This is a simple recipe meant to highlight the natural flavors of freshwater trout. It only uses a few ingredients and can be enjoyed with a pot of desi brewed chai on the side.
- 1 1/2 lb whole freshwater trout cleaned and sliced in 4 pieces lengthwise
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tsp red chili powder
- Oil as needed canola, vegetable or sunflower
Generously season the fish with salt and red chili powder and set aside to marinade for 15 minutes.
In a deep saucepan or wok, heat oil (about 3 inches deep). When hot, carefully place the fish slices in the wok with a slotted spoon and fry each side till it’s golden brown.
Drain on paper towels or newspaper.
Serve with warm naan or chapati and lime or lemon wedges.