Stir-Fried Kingfish with Black Beans & Cucumber

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By Neil Perry

Published 2008

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This nice simple stir-fry has a great texture from the cucumber and a little kick from the black beans. The combination of ingredients here is all about enhancing the natural flavours of the fish.


  • 350 g (12 oz) kingfish fillet, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 tablespoon fermente


Mix together the kingfish, soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil and sea salt and leave to marinate for 30 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove the kingfish.

Heat a wok until just smoking. Add the oil and, when hot, stir-fry the kingfish in batches until golden, then remove. Add the black beans, garlic and capsicum to the wok and stir-fry until fragrant. Deglaze the wok with s