Make 2 slits of 1-inch on both the sides of the fish so that the fish gets marinated well.
Marinade fish with salt and lemon juice, keep aside.
Next, add garlic , ginger and green chili in the mixer and make a smooth paste.
In a bowl add this spice mix with 1 tbsp of fish masala with 1 tbsp of oil, mix well.
Apply the marinade on both the sides of the fish, keep marinated for 2 hours.
Before frying, add a tbsp of oil in a microwave safe baking dish, spread well, put the fish inside and cover the dish with wax paper. (TIP: Make sure to maintain at least an inch gap, the wax paper should not touch the fish. Do not seal tight, keep one end free)
Next, set the power level to 8 and microwave fish for 6 minutes. Change the power level to 10 and microwave for another 5 minutes.
Turn the fish and microwave for another 7 minutes at power level 10. Let cool for a couple of minutes before serving.
A crispy fish fry is ready to be served. You can enjoy the fish fry with rice and any other curry of your choice.
Ingredients: 1.1 lbs. whole pomfret
1 green chili, with very little heat, mostly used for flavors. Can use 1 tsp red chili powder instead if you want more heat.
2 cloves garlic
1, 1-inch piece of ginger
juice of one and half lemon
1 tbsp fish masala/ 1 tbsp garam masala
Salt, as required
2 tbsp oil