Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

 

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

Updated post on 10-1-2017

Today I have used the same ingredients and prepare another version. This version is very common recently.

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

There is nothing much to highlight. Buy the stripes fish snacks, put 5 in a bundles, seal it with a nori seaweed and bake at 130 degree until crispy. If preferred, you can brush some oil before deep frying. 

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

Since it can be oven baked, therefore, air fryer should do well for this snack.

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

Original post

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

INTRODUCTION

I was rather surprised to see this fish meat snack in Singapore. It is a snack that I am very familiar with because there is a factory from my home town Kuching. Sarawak, Malaysia that produces that. I have first seen this snack for at least more than 10 years and I never bought this for Chinese New Years until this year. 

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

I am unsure who started to combine Nori seaweed with this snack. Nori seaweed is the seaweed used for Sushi. The fish snack were glued together with a piece of seaweed by egg whites.  It was either baked or deep fried and currently, air fried. The original fish snack were very chewy but when baked, deep fried and air fried, it became very crispy. Since this had became a popular snack during Chinese New Year, I have decided to prepare this as well.

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

There are many ways of preparing it. One of the popular way is to put a piece of Nori seaweed on top of the a flat piece of fish snack and baked in the oven at 150 degree Celsius for about 10 minutes. That is a good way as it will shorten the baking time and the snack will be crispy. However, it is rather difficult to serve and store since you will need a container big enough to keep a square piece of snack (about 5 cm by 5 cm). It can’t put in the cookies tray due to its size.

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

Another way of preparation is to bundle the fish snack stripes with some seaweed. That again have some disadvantages.as the place that was bundled is not easy to get baked (and hence became chewy and not crispy). While all other part become crispy, that particular part becomes chewy..

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

Taking these two factors into consideration, I told myself that I wanted one that is easy to keep and crispy. Therefore, I have designed mine in this simple pattern for your consideration.

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)


WHAT IS REQUIRED

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

  • Some pieces of Nori seaweed (Note that what you seen in this picture is not the Nori seaweed for Sushi. It is the slightly sweetened seaweed snack that you can eat instantly).
  • Some fish snack sheets or fish snack stripes
  • One whole egg (Lightly beaten)

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)


STEPS OF PREPARATION

  • Pre-heat the oven to 130 degrees Celsius
  • Line a baking tray with parchment or baking paper (important, otherwise, you will have difficulty to stir the snacks)

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

  • Take out a piece of Nori seaweed or snack seaweed and brush with the egg mixture. Dip the fish snack sheet (8cm x 16 cm)  in the egg and place on top of the seaweed.

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

  • Wrap the sheet seaweed around the fish snack sheet. Use the scissors to cut into small pieces. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes. Occasionally stir the snacks. The timing is a guideline. You can continue baking until it is crispy. It is best that you take one piece out, let it cool and try the crunchiness. If it is not crunchy enough, send back to the oven.

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

 

 

 

 


CONCLUSION

This post is just to add another recipe to my Chinese New Year collection. It is easy to prepare and taste great. If you are able to get this fish snack, do give it a try.

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

Hope you like the post today. Cheers and have a nice day.

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)  

This recipe was included in Page 52 and Page 53 of the following E-book. 

For more Chinese New Year related cookies, snack and steamed cake recipes, you can have a copy of Easy Chinese New Year Recipes – A step by step guide” that was packed with 30 recipes, 60 pages at a reasonable convenience fee of USD3.50. The recipes covered various recipes from auspicious radish cake to nian gao to traditional kuih bangkit to trendy London almond cookies. Of course not forgetting both type of pineapple tarts. You can purchase by clicking the link above. You can either pay using Pay Pal or Credit card account. Please ensure that you have an PDF reader like Acrobat or iBooks in your mobile phone or iPad if you intended to read it in your ipad or mobile phone. Should there be any problems of purchasing, feel free to contact me at kengls@singnet.com.sg and separate arrangement can be made.

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

  • Hope you like the post today. Cheers and have nice day. Should there be any imperfections in my blog layout, bear with me and I am trying hard to rectify it. In the event that you are a follower of Guaishushu at http://kwgls.wordpress.com, please do follow this new blog Guaishushu1 at http://www.guaishushu1.com.

    Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

     

    You can follow me at PINTEREST or visit the blog’s FACEBOOK PAGE to keep abreast of my future posts. Also follow me at INSTAGRAM or TSU, a new social network for some more personal sharing other than recipes.

    Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

    Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

    You can also join the FOOD BLOGGERS AND FOODIES UNITED FACEBOOK GROUP and FOOD PARADISE 美食天堂to see more recipes. I am posting my daily home cooked food in the above Facebook Group daily. I would be more than happy if you can  post in the Group for the recipes that you tried from my blog.

    Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)

    If you are a Pinterest user and you are interested to have more recipes, you can join or follow this Pinterest Board set up by me  where there are more than 2600 recipes worldwide and pinned by various bloggers: FOOD BLOGGERS AND FOODIES UNITED PINTEREST BOARD.

Seaweed Fish Fillet Snack (紫菜鱼丝条)


  1. Pingback: Special Round Up of Cookies And Cakes Suitable For Chinese New Year 2014 | GUAI SHU SHU
  2. hi kenneth, i hv seen a few doing the same kind of snack, looks like this is a popular one this year. Thx for showin the various method of preparing this delicious snack!

  3. Very interesting snack! Thanks for posting on the Four Seasons Blog Hop! Sandra from Scrumptilicious 4 You!

  4. Stunning! Pinned! Thanks so much for joining in with #recipeoftheweek. I’ve Pinned and Tweeted this post and there’s a fresh linky live now for this week. Hope you can join in! x

  5. Pingback: RECIPE INDEX ( Updated on 10 February 2014) | GUAI SHU SHU

Comments are closed

Translate »
简体中文繁體中文Bahasa Melayu
%d bloggers like this:
Skip to toolbar