Cooking pangasius is really easy: whether you fry, grill or bake it, we will have cooking times and temperatures for you!
Pangasius is also known as catfish or Basa fish and comes from Vietnam. It is a very popular fish because it’s very cheap! Translation in French: panga.
How do I cook pangasius?
- Preparing pangasius
- Cooking pangasius in a pan
- Cooking pangasius on a grill
- Cooking pangasius fillets in an oven
Pangasius is usually sold in fillets and can be found in most supermarkets. When purchasing pangasius fillets, look for fillets that are firm and have a slightly sweet, clean smell. Avoid fillets that have a fishy odor or are soft and mushy. To prepare pangasius, rinse the fillets under cold water and pat them dry with a paper towel.
If your pangasius fillets are frozen, leave them on a plate in the fridge to thaw before cooking.
Cooking pangasius in a pan
Cooking pangasius in a pan. Pan-frying pangasius is a quick way to cook it:
1. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and add a tablespoon of oil.
2. Place the pangasius fillets in the skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until the fish is golden brown and cooked through.
Cooking pangasius on a grill
Cooking pangasius on a grill. Grilled pangasius fillets are perfect for summertime meals!
1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
2. Brush the pangasius fillets with a little oil and season with salt and pepper.
3. Grill for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until the fish is cooked through.
Cooking pangasius fillets in an oven
Cooking pangasius fillets in an oven. Baking or roasting pangasius fillets enables you to add spices and herbs to enhance the typically bland taste of this fish.
1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
2. Place the pangasius fillets in a baking dish and season with salt, pepper, and any other seasonings you like.
3. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the fish is cooked through.