Sesame Fish Slices


Preparation info
  • Yields 20–25 slices , enough to serve


    as part of a multicourse meal .
    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

While sesame seeds are valued by Chinese cooks mainly as a source of aromatic oil, they are also often used whole—in candies, as a garnish, or as a crisp coating for deep-fried foods. Here, they are absolutely delicious as a brittle crust for thin slices of deep-fried fish. Served alongside is a garlic and ginger-sparked dipping sauce to provide a refreshing lift of color and sweetness.

  • This is an extremely simple dish with an intriguing, different look. Serve