Fish fillet fried and cooked in salted black beans.
1 lb Tilapia fillet
2 egg, beaten
2 tablespoon flour
ground black pepper to taste
3-4 garlic cloves, minced
1 small onion, sliced thin
1 thumb size ginger, sliced thin
salted black beans, 180 grams drained
sugar to taste (optional)
Direction for the Fish:
Mix egg, flour and ground pepper in a bowl. Dip the fish to the batter. Fry the fish one by one. Drain excess cooking, arrange fish in a serving dish and set aside. (Make sure the cooking oil is really hot before frying to avoid the fish from sticking to the pan)
Direction for the Sauce:
Saute ginger, garlic and onions in cooking oil till caramelized. Add the drained salted black beans. Saute for few minutes. Add enough water and simmer in medium low heat till beans turns soft and fully cooked. Add sugar to lesser the salt from the beans.
Pour the black beans sauce over the fish and serve. Enjoy!