Deep-fried marble goby with pomelo

Deep-Fried Marble Goby with Pomelo
By epicure
Published on Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013
Type of Meal
Level of Difficulty

Serves 1
Prep time
40 minutes
Cook time
20 minutes

lime jelly
100ml water
500ml lime juice
5 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp ice jelly powder

  • Combine all the ingredients for the jelly. Pour the mixture into a thin tray and chill it in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Thai chilli sauce*
18g fine sugar
½ lemon, juiced
t tbsp custard powder
150ml water
30ml Thai sweet chilli sauce

*Reserve about half the amount of sauce for the next recipe.

50g marble goby or Soon Hock fillet
salt, to taste    
1 egg, beaten
50g flour
500ml oil
20g red pomelo flesh, shredded

green shiso
red shiso

  • Mix all the ingredients for the sauce into a pot, and cook till it boils. Set aside.
  • Lightly dust the fillet with salt, dip it into the beaten egg and coat it with flour.
  • In a wok, heat up the oil till it sizzles. Deep fry the fillet till it turns golden brown. Remove and drain excess oil.
  • Put a layer of lime jelly onto a plate and place the fillet on top. Add pomelo flesh into the sauce. Drizzle the sauce over the fish, add garnish and serve.