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Herb Crusted Fish with Cape Gooseberry sauce

Herb Crusted Fish with Cape Gooseberry Sauce is one of those dishes which will make you go wow! An amazing way to use those fresh cape gooseberries which are in season :)
Course condiments, Main Course
Cuisine Indian


For the fish

  • 2 fish fillets of mahi mahi or pomfret fish
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp parsley and thyme chopped
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • olive oil to shallow fry the fish

For the sauce

  • 1 cup cape gooseberry chopped
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 to 3 chillies Fresno
  • 1 tsp white pepper powder
  • to taste salt
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp parsley


  • Heat the butter and add cape gooseberries, brown sugar and chillies to it.
  • Let the berries cook for about 10 minutes till soft and cooked.
  • Add parsley and cook for another minute.
  • Let it cool and puree once cool.
  • Add pepper and salt to the sauce and some water and let it simmer till it reaches the desired consistency.
  • Keep to cool
  • In the meanwhile, mix bread crumbs, salt, pepper and herbs together.
  • Coat the fish fillets and fry in heated oil both sides till done.
  • Serve the herb fish on a bed of sauce along with some salad.


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