Fish steaks seasoned in a spicy marinade. The batter includes indian spices incorporated with  fresh herbs and seasonings.  The flavours of the fish complements the spices used making it a dish that can be served as a side accompaniment or a main meal.


  • 5 fish steaks
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying the fish
  • 1 teaspoon ginger and garlic paste
  • 1 sprig spring onions, diced finely
  • 1 chilli, finely chopped
  • 2 sprigs coriander, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon mixed cumin and coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 3mls turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon hot curry powder
  • 2 tablespoon cake flour


  1. In a large bowl combine together salt, ginger and garlic, chilli powder, turmeric powder, hot curry powder, cumin and coriander powder’s.
  2. Add the fish steaks. Mix well to ensure that the spices are evenly distributed.
  3. Combine the chopped spring onions, chillies and coriander. Mix well.
  4. Coat each marinated fish steak into flour. Dust off any excess flour.
  5. Fry each piece of fish in hot oil. The heat of the stove should be on a moderate setting.
  6. Turn the fish over onto the other side when it has become firm enough to handle.
  7. Fry the fish until it is well cooked and turned golden brown in colour.

Serve hot with potato chips and a slice of lemon. Portion size appropriate for 5 adults.