Sam Choy's Kitchen recipe: Deep Fried Opakapaka Fish with Black Pepper and Garlic Sauce
2 lbs Whole Cleaned Opakapaka 1 tablespoon Oyster Sauce 1 tablespoon Thai Fish Sauce ¾ tablespoon Sugar 1 teaspoon Black Pepper 1 teaspoon Garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil 1 cup Vegetable Broth 10 sticks Carrot, julienne 10 pieces Celery, julienne 7 pieces Green Bell Pepper, sliced 1 tablespoon Onion, sliced 1 tablespoon Green Onion, sliced 10 pieces Straw Mushroom
Deep fry Opakapaka in hot oil at 375F until it becomes golden brown, then set it aside. Add garlic and cook until it becomes light brown in color. Add black pepper, carrot, bell pepper, onion, celery, mushroom, and stir for about 1 minute. Add oyster sauce, fish sauce, sugar, vegetable broth and let it simmer for a few minutes. Pour the black pepper and garlic sauce on the fish.