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Easy Sweet and Sour Fish Recipes

Updated on January 6, 2016

A Scrumptious Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe for the Whole Family

Easy Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe

Are you looking for an alternative and easy fish recipe that is not too tough on the budget and your time at the same time? Here's a super easy fish recipe to consider for folks who are always on the go. This will surely satisfy your family cravings and very nutritious too. Come on in get your pencil and paper to jot down this scrumptious sweet and sour fish recipe!

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Ingredients for Easy Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe

1/2 kilo (1 pc) Tilapia fish or any fish you prefer, cleaned and scored

1/2 cup flour

Cooking oil for deep frying

1 1/2 cups water or meat stock

1/2 cup catsup

3 Tbsp. Vinegar

1/2 cup of sugar

46 g red bell pepper, julienne

46 g green bell pepper, julienne

81 g pineapple, diced

2 tbsp cornstarch, dissolved in

1/4 cup water

1 pack seasoning mix of your choice (optional)

30 g carrots, julienne

10 g onions leeks, julienne

Directions for Easy Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe are below!

Cooking Tips:

Make two or three half inch deep incisions on each side of the fish. Take one piece of a ginger, peel and rub all over the fish include the crevice and incisions to remove any fishy or unpleasant taste.

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Knack Fish & Seafood Cookbook: Delicious Recipes For All Seasons (Knack: Make It Easy)

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Directions for Easy Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe

STEP 1: Season in a platter, rub fish with the seasoning mix of your choice.

STEP 2: Dredge in flour. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry until cooked.

STEP 3: Drain and set aside. Arrange in a serving platter.


Combine the water, catsup, vinegar, sugar, red and green bell pepper in a sauce pan. Simmer and reduce in medium heat for 2 minutes. Pour in cornstarch mixture, add pineapple and blend well to thicken sauce. Season with seasoning mix. Pour sauce into plated fried fish. Garnish with carrots and leeks.

Classic Series 4-Piece Carbon-Steel Wok Set - by Joyce Chen

Make a perfectly deep fried Sweet and Sour Fish using this state of the art Wok!

Joyce Chen 21-9972, Classic Series Carbon Steel Wok Set,  4-Piece
Joyce Chen 21-9972, Classic Series Carbon Steel Wok Set, 4-Piece

This well-designed wok features a curved cooking interior that promotes proper stir-frying, while its wide top and narrow bottom allow for frying with less oil than with a straight-sided pan. Simply heat the oil; add any favorite combination of fresh vegetables, tofu, or meat; then keep things moving with the long-handled spatula.


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    • chas65 profile image

      chas65 5 years ago

      Love sweet and sour chicken and pork, but have never tried fish. Will have to give it a shot.

    • Bill Armstrong profile image

      Bill Armstrong 5 years ago from Valencia, California

      Ooooh will need try some of these, thanks for sharing