Cucumber Onion Bass Stir Fry

barbara lentz


This is so good with fresh caught bass fillets.


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10 Min
15 Min


  • 1/2 c
    each flour and cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp
    chinese 5 spice
  • 2 lb
    bass fillets cut into cubes
  • 2
    egg whites beaten until frothly
  • ·
    oil for deep frying
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 large
    cucumber seeded and sliced
  • 1 medium
    onion cut into wedges and separated
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 tsp
    cornstarch mixed with 2 tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/4 c
    rice wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • ·
    fresh cilantro for garnish

How to Make Cucumber Onion Bass Stir Fry


  1. Mix the flour, cornstarch and Chinese 5 Spice together. Get the oil hot for deep frying 350 degrees. In batches dip the fish in the egg whites then dredge in flour mixture. Shake off excess then fry until golden. Drain on paper towel.
  2. Add oil to a wok or large skillet. Add the onion and stir fry for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and cucumber and stir fry for 30 seconds. Stir in the cornstarch/ water mixture. Then add the remaining ingredients. Stir fry until sauce is thickened. Add the fish cubes and stir fry another minute.
  3. Garnish with Cilantro

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About Cucumber Onion Bass Stir Fry

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Asian

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