Fish Fillet Chorrillos Style / Pescado a la Chorrillana

marie Wed, 02/09/2011 - 14:14

Ingredients :

6 fish fillets
Lemon juice
½ cup vegetable oil
2 onions, cut in thick slices
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tomatoes, peeled and cut in thick slices
Ají amarillo molido / yellow hot chili pepper paste
1 fresh ají amarillo/yellow hot chili pepper, seeded, deveined and cut into strips
1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped


Season fish fillets with salt and pepper, coat with lots of flour twice. Heat a generous amount of oil in a large size skillet or deep frying pan. Be sure oil is very HOT, place a couple of fish fillets in frying pan (do not over crowd them), fry one side, turn over and fry the other side until fillets are nice and golden. Remove from skillet and place over paper towel to absorb fat. Cover and set aside.

Heat oil and sauté onion and garlic. Cook until onion is tender and transparent. Add hot yellow pepper paste, hot yellow pepper strips, tomato, cilantro and season to taste.

Serve fish fillets, onions saute and white rice. Sprinkle lemon juice.

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