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Basa in Soya, Ginger

  • 150 grams, bite sized cubes
  • 4 tablespoons soya sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 medium sprig, spring onions, finely chopped- retain some of the greens for


  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon , brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon, white pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon cornflour, mixed with some water to form a slurry
  • 2 tablespoons, oil
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Salt to taste
  1. Add the soya sauce and ginger in a bowl. Now, using the back of a spoon, gently crush the ginger pieces in the the bowl.
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan or wok. Add the chopped onion, garlic and chillies and saute for a minute.
  3. Now, add the fish pieces and the sugar. Allow the fish to cook for a minute along with the sugar that will caramelise. This wont take longer than 2 minutes.
  4. Add, the ginger, soya mixture and stir for another minute. If you want some more gravy, add in some water or stock now.
  5. Now, add the cornflour slurry and give it one last mix.
  6. Garnish with spring onion greens and serve hot with fried rice
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