Time: 30 minutes


  • Basa fish fillets 2
  • Red chilli flakes 1 1/2 teaspoons
  • Stock cubes 1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Mixed dried herbs 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic Powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons
  • Oil 2 tablespoons
  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


  • To make Cajun spice, grind together chilli flakes, stock cubes, chilli powder, dried herbs, garlic powder and salt to a fine powder. Add refined flour and grind again. Transfer onto a plate.
  • Trim fish fillets from both ends. Add lemon juice and rub well.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  • Coat fish fillets with Cajun spice, place in hot oil and cook till evenly golden from both sides.
  • Serve hot garnished with a parsley sprig and lemon slices.