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Spicy Pan Fried Fish Bombay

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“This recipe was adapted from the Pike Place Market Seafood Cookbook. It's a simple, yet extremely flavorful way to present your favorite fish. We use tilapia and grouper with good success, but catfish works too.”

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  1. In a glass or ceramic baking dish, lay fish fillets next to each other in one layer.
  2. Stir together the yogurt, tomato paste, wine, garlic, gingerroot, coriander, cinnamon, cumin, curry powder, tumeric, and red pepper flakes.
  3. Pour the marinade over the fish, covering the tops and bottoms thoroughly.
  4. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours, turning fish occasionally On a flat plate, mix together almonds, crumbs, paprika, and salt.
  5. Remove fish from marinade, retaining as much marinade on each fillet as possible.
  6. Pat crumbs on both sides of each catfish fillet.
  7. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  8. When oil is very hot, add fish fillets without crowding.
  9. Cook fish 5-7 minutes, turn carefully, and cook another 5 minutes or until fish is done, just flaking.
  10. Cooking time will vary depending on the type of fish used, and the thickness of the fillet.
  11. Serve immediately.

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