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Deep Fried Fluke (Hirame) with Asparagus Recipe

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 2 servings


  • 2 medium fluke fillets
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • Potato starch or corn starch
  • vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 4 spears asparagus


  • Preheat the vegetable oil to 340° F in a deep fryer or big pot.
  • Cut the fillets into 1 ounce pieces.
  • Combine the soy sauce and grated ginger in a small bowl and place the fish pieces into the bowl and douse with the soy-ginger mixture.
  • Dredge the fish nuggets in the potato starch and deep fry in batches for about 4 minutes until crisp and golden brown. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
  • Deep fry the asparagus without flouring for 30 seconds and drain.
  • Serve immediately.