Peri Peri Fish Fingers Recipe

Peri Peri Fish Fingers are Fish fingers that are crumb coated and fried till crispy and crunchy making it a perfect starter/appetizer for your Indian Dinner Parties.

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Peri Peri Fish Fingers Recipe
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Peri Peri Fish Fingers Recipe is a fun food that is a must try for your party appetizers. Fish is one of the safest way to gain good fats/protein for your body. The fish fingers are coated three times with seasoned flour, egg and then crumb coated which is what gives the fish fingers a crispy and crunchy texture.

Once the fish fingers are fried, they are tossed well with a spicy peri peri masala. When you make these at home, you will notice them that everyone will be interested to try it out and it will vanish in no time.

Serve the Peri Peri Fish Fingers Recipe along with a Cottage Cheese Dip or Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce or a salad by the side to enjoy your starters. 

If you are looking for more Fish Recipes, here are some : 

  1. Nadan Meen Kari Recipe (Kerala Style Fish Curry)
  2. Spicy Chettinad Fish Fry Recipe
  3. Kerala Style Fish Curry Recipe

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 2 Basa fish , cut into finger length size
  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1 tablespoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 Whole Egg
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Whole Wheat Bread crumbs
  • For Peri Peri Masala
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chilli flakes , crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dry ginger powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini)
  • 1 teaspoon Dried oregano

How to make Peri Peri Fish Fingers Recipe

  1. To begin making the Peri Peri Fish Fingers Recipe, pat dry the fish to remove any excess water. 

  2. In a small plate, add flour, salt and pepper and mix it well. In another bowl break an egg and add milk and whisk well. Also keep the bread crumbs ready in a separate plate.

  3. Heat a kadai/heavy bottomed pan with enough oil to fry. Add the fish on to a seasoned flour and coat them well. Dust out any excess flour.

  4. Dip the fish into the egg mixture and then finally crumb coat it completely and shake off the excess.

  5. Drop the fish finger slowly and carefully into the hot oil. Do the same for the rest. After 2 minutes flip it over. Cook until the fish fingers turn golden brown.

  6. Drain them out and place them in a paper napkin to remove any excess oil.

  7. To make the peri peri masala powder mix all the spice including red chilli powder, red chilli flakes, garlic powder, dry ginger powder, cinnamon powder and dried oregano into a bowl. Sprinkle them over the fish finger and toss well till it is evenly coated.

  8. Serve the Peri Peri Fish Fingers Recipe along with a Cottage Cheese Dip or Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce or a salad by the side to enjoy your starters.