Sesame chilli fish

Sesame chilli fish

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

Quick recipe for Japanese-style fish for two. Spiced up fish with a chilli rub. Flash fried in the pan then served with carrot, cucumber and ginger salad.



  • carrot 1 peeled
  • cucumber 1 small, peeled
  • ginger 1cm piece, peeled
  • mirin 1 tbsp
  • soy sauce 2 tsp
  • skinless white fish fillets 2, about 100g each
  • shichimi togarashi (Japanese seven spice mix) 1 tsp
  • oil


  • Step 1

    Cut the carrot, cucumber and ginger into matchsticks, and put them in a bowl. Add the mirin and soy sauce.

  • Step 2

    Sprinkle the fish with the shichimi togarashi, pressing it into the flesh, and season. Heat a little oil in a pan. When it is very hot, fry the fish on each side for 2 minutes or until it is cooked. Serve the fish with a pile of the salad and some rice or noodles.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 187
  • Fat 7g
  • Carbs 9.5g
  • Fibre 2.5g
  • Protein 19.7g
  • Salt 1.1g