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Spicy Fish Balls with Sweet and Sour Sauce

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Cod Fillets – 600 gms, skinned and cut into bite-sized chunks
Garlic – 1 clove, crushed
Red Chillis – 2, deseeded and sliced
Whole Black Peppercorns – 2 tsp
Chives – 1 tblsp
Coriander Leaves – 1 tblsp + 1 tblsp for garnish
Egg White – 1
Cornflour – 1 tblsp
Tamari Sauce – 1 tblsp
Sesame Oil – 1 tsp
Cornflour – 2 tsp mixed with 3 tblsp rice wine vinegar

For Sweet and Sour Sauce:
Vegetable Stock – 175 ml
Tomato Ketchup – 75 ml
Soft Brown Sugar – 1 tblsp
Root Ginger – 1 slice, peeled and finely chopped
Hot Pepper Sauce – 1/2 tsp

1. Blend the garlic, peppercorns, chillies, chives and coriander in a mixer.
2. Add the fish fillets and egg white.
3. Blend to a smooth paste.
4. Add the cornflour, tamari sauce and sesame oil.
5. Blend for 1 more minute.
6. Put a large pan of water over medium heat and allow it to boil.
7. Shape the fish mixture into 1 to 1 1/2 inche balls.
8. Drop the fish balls into the boiling water, few at a time, then bring the water back to the boil.
9. Simmer for about 5 minutes.
10. Remove the fish balls with a slotted spoon and set aside.
11. To make the sweet and sour sauce, put the stock, ketchup, sugar, ginger and hot pepper sauce in a small pan.
12. Bring to a boil and then add the cornflour paste to thicken.
13. Reduce the heat and simmer for a minute.
14. Put the fish balls on a shallow serving dish.
15. Garnish with coriander leaves.
16. Pour the sauce into a small bowl and serve on the side.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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