Asian Fried Orange Roughy
  • 4 6-8 oz. orange roughy fillets
  • 1/4 tsp. dried crushed red pepper
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp.fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable oil(for frying)
  • green onions for garnish(optional
  1. For Dipping sauce: bring teriyaki sauce, white wine vinegar, fresh ginger, sugar, and red pepper to a boil in a small saucepan; remove from heat, and keep warm.
  2. 2. Stir eggs and salt together.
  3. Dredge the orange roughy fillets in cornstarch; dip in egg mixture.
  4. Press breadcrumb onto the orange roughy fillets.
  5. 3. Pour oil to a depth of 1/4 inch into large heavy skillet and heat it on high heat.
  6. 4. Fry the orange roughy fillets in hot oil 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork and the crubs are golden brown.
  7. 5. Drain the fried orange roughy fillets on paper towels.
  8. 6. Spoon teriyaki mixture over fish; garnish the Fried Orange Roughy with sliced green onions
Orange roughy is a an affordable white fish with a very mild flavor. I usually cook this fish with french fries for my daughter's birthday party, and the kids absolutely love it! After I fry the fish pieces, I like to slice the fish into "chicken finger" size and serve it with ketchup.