Marinated Fried Mullet


  • 4 medium mullet fillets
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. cracked peppercorns
  • Corn flour for coating fish
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt


  1. Place mullet fillets in a shallow dish.
  2. Combine onion, lemon juice, sugar and crack peppercorns.
  3. Pour over fillets.
  4. Cover and marinate for 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  5. Drain fish and pat dry with a paper towel.
  6. Dip both sides in cornflour and shake off excess.
  7. Heat oil in a frying pan, fry fish over moderate heat until crisp and golden brown on both sides.
  8. Sprinkle with salt.

Serve with lime or lemon wedges, hot chips and fresh green salad.

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