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Fried shark recipe

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This fried shark recipe is tasty and simple to make, once you have properly prepared the shark meat. Fresh green seasoning and a simple flour batter is all you really need for a great fried shark dish.
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine Caribbean
Keyword fried shark
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 37 mins
Servings 4
Author We Trini Food


  • 2 lbs shark (washed, drained, cut and deskinned)
  • 1 tbsp Caribbean green seasoning (with garlic, ginger, pepper, chadon beni and broad leaf thyme leaves)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • turmeric
  • cup flour
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • oil for frying


  • Wash shark pieces.
  • Rub 2 tablespoons of flour onto the meat.
  • Rinse the shark pieces.
  • Add salt, turmeric, and Caribbean green seasoning to the shark.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Remove cover.
  • Mix the lime juice into the marinade.
  • Place a saucepan on medium heat.
  • Add oil to the pot to deep fry the shark pieces. Allow to heat up.
  • Roll the shark pieces in the flour.
  • Shake off the excess flour.
  • When the oil is hot, add the shark.
  • Fry the shark pieces for three minutes (increase the time for thicker slices of shark meat).
  • Flip the pieces.
  • Fry for another three minutes.
  • Remove from oil.
  • Serve hot.