Whole Wild Alaska Pollock Karaage
- 1 Tbsp Safflower oil
- 1/4 cup Sliced ginger
- 1/4 cup Sliced garlic
- 1/2 cup Light color soy sauce
- 1/2 cup Rice wine vinegar
- 1/2 cup Mirin wine
- 1 cup Rice flour
- 1 cup Potato starch
- 1/8 cup Salt
- 1 each 1-2 LB Whole Wild Alaska Pollock IQF 428540
Heat a saucepan to medium high and add safflower oil. Once oil is hot, add garlic and ginger and stir until translucent. Add soy sauce, vinegar, and mirin to the hot pan and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat. Cool marinade in the refrigerator or an ice bath. Reserve for later.
Clean fish, score, and pat dry. Place fish in a hotel pan and pour the marinade including the garlic and ginger over the fish let stand thirty minutes. Flip fish and redistribute garlic and ginger over the top, let stand thirty minutes more.
In a mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients and pour half of the dry mix into a hotel pan.
Remove garlic and ginger from surface of fish and transfer to pan with dry mix, pour the remaining mix over the top of the fish. Make sure the fish skin and scored flesh are well coated. Moderate clumping is desirable.
Deep fry at 350⁰ for about 3 – 3½ minutes.