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Get Hooked: Fish dishes!

Did you know: historians believe that the practice of fishing and consuming seafood goes all the way back to prehistoric humans from 40,000 years ago? Analysis of human remains from the Upper Palaeolithic period showed that people regularly consumed freshwater fish (probably caught in shallow water), and further archaeological evidence such as discarded fish bones and cave paintings supports the evidence that humans have consumed seafood for survival since that far back.

And thousands of years later, we are thankfully still able to enjoy eating fish, and through science and research, fish has been rightly recognised as one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Following advancements in cultural and culinary evolution, then coupled with the creativity of chefs and home cooks from all corners of the world – today we get to enjoy fish in the infinite ways it can be prepared and served, from raw to deep-fried.

Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day… or download GemSpot and you can have fish for every meal! If you’re a fish-lover who enjoys a good healthy protein boost, here are some delicious fish dishes you can order via our app, and have them conveniently delivered to your front door for your next meal!

Crispy Fish Schnitzel

Lada Merah, Memoire Suites – Dua Sentral

Defined as a thin slice of meat that is breaded and fried, a ‘schnitzel’ is commonly made with softer, less chewy meats such as chicken or veal – and so it’s about time we got a fish schnitzel! Panko-coated and deep-fried, this delicious meal is one of the restaurant’s recommended items, and comes with Japanese cucumber, tomatoes, and purple coleslaw on the side.

Salt-baked Saba Fish Rice

Give Me Your Tummy, Bukit Jalil (2 days pre-order required)

Saba is a type of Norwegian mackerel, that is well-known for its nutritional value (rich in omega-3 fatty acids) and its flavourful taste. In this dish, you get to taste this tasty deep-sea fish as it’s baked with sea salt and a tinge of citrus juice, and served with a side of rice.

Crispy Salted Egg Fish Skin

Red Box, The Gardens

Nowadays it seems we can find salted egg on everything… and why wouldn’t we, when it’s so delicious and goes with everything! This indulgent fish dish can be served as a snack or as a side dish to a meal, with the salted egg adding a melty-savoury sensation to the crispy fish skins.

Sommer Fish

Stammtisch, Bukit Damansara

Serving German and Austrian cuisine in Kuala Lumpur, this restaurant specialises in German staples such as sausages (wurst) and pork knuckle. But between the menu items is a special must-order fish dish that really represents high-quality European cuisine: seasoned butterfish served on a bed of creamed spinach, with a side of crushed potatoes and whole-grain mustard cream.

Fish lovers – don’t say we didn’t tell you about this one!

Teppan Salmon Set

Yakitori Haki, Cheras

Fish might just be the superior white meat, but among the many kinds of fish, the pink-to-orange hued salmon is a popular favourite for its versatility to be served in all kinds of dishes, as well as for being a solid source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids and a number of other nutrients.

Teppan refers to the Japanese method of cooking or grilling food on a flat metal or iron surface, and this salmon teppan set is a hearty complete meal that’s both delicious and nutritious. Served with veggies, chawanmushi, rice, a side salad, and fruit, you will be satisfying your hunger as you absorb those nutrients from the salmon including vitamin B, potassium, and selenium.

If you’re fishing for encouragement to get to ordering your next meal, how about a low delivery fee (for distances up to 25km) of only RM3 all this month?
And if you’re ordering a few dishes for you and members of your household, we’ll even give you FREE delivery if you spend RM100 or more in a single order up to 25km!

Bait your hooks and get to ordering on GemSpot now!

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