How to Make Fried Fish Fingers- Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Fried Fish Fingers

Homemade fish fingers with a crispy crust outside and tender, juicy and flaky fish inside. Ah! The joys of being a seafood-lover. What’s more? It doesn’t turn out to be rubbery like the compressed fish fingers that are served at the fast food joints. Let us tell you a secret here – add a pinch of turmeric and make the fish fingers golden. Serve them to your family and friends and revel in the earned plaudits.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 40-45 Minutes 15-20 Minutes


  • 400 g fish fillets (any fish of your choice)
  • 2 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp ginger paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp red chilli powder
  • Oil for frying
  • Rice flour / maida – for the covering
  • Bread crumbs – for the covering (optional)


Step 1

Cut fish fillets into 2 inch rectangle pieces.

Step 2

Mix red chilli powder, salt, lemon juice, black pepper powder, ginger and garlic paste and marinate fish pieces for about 45 minutes in a bowl.

Step 3

In a pan, pour oil for frying. Keep the gas on medium flame.

Step 4

In a plate, take rice flour / maida and bread crumbs.

Step 5

Remove each fish fillet one by one, roll it in rice flour from all sides.

Step 6

Keep them aside in a plate till oil is hot for frying.

Step 7

Now, slide down each piece slowly and fry until they turn golden brown.

Nutritional Information

Calories 249 Kcal
Proteins 15.2 g
Fat 12.5 g
Carbohydrates 20.3 g
Cholesterol 34 mg
Sodium 534 mg
Potassium 378 mg
Tip -At step 5, you can coat the fish fillets in egg white and then layer with bread crumbs.
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