Crumb fried basa fish steak served with fried potato chips (French fries)



400 gms. Basa steak, 3 into 1 ½ inches

Dried bread crumbs to coat the fish

Refined oil for deep frying

For marination

1 tbsp. mustard Dijon

1 whole egg

1 large lemon juice

Little lemon zest

2 pinch fresh thyme

1 tsp. paprika powder

3 tbsp. refined flour

Salt and pepper to taste

Tartare sauce to serve with (for recipe see dips & sauces)


  1. Strain any access water from fish as basa contains lot of water in it. Keep all steak on dry cotton cloth to make it more dry and keep aside.
  2. In a bowl make marination by mixing egg, mustard, lemon juice, lemon zest, thyme, paprika, refined flour, salt and pepper. Add fish into marination, mix it well and keep in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  3. Heat oil in a fryer to 180 degrees centigrade.
  4. Coat fish with bread crumb nicely and deep fry until golden brown. Fry chips until golden brown.
  5. Place in a plate and serve with tartar sauce and mustard.


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