Sweet And Sour Fish

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delicious sweet and sour fish

delicious sweet and sour fish

Sweet and sour fish for dinner makes everyone happy. I made an awesome dinner the other evening. I cooked 2 sweet and sour black pomfret fish. The fish were actually quite big and we finished them all. I’m very happy as long as I can get my family to eat fish. Pomfret is a great fish for this dish. You can use the black or the white pomfret.

I also fried my dad’s favourite vegetable dish of leafy vegetables and eggs. The kimchi that I made a few days was a great addition to the lovely meal. Cooking the sweet and sour fish is very easy. It’s quite similar to cooking the sweet and sour pork. My daughter helped me to make the sauce. I showed her my blog post for her to refer. She felt so proud she helped me. I’m also happy because she is learning.

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Ingredients A
1 black pomfret fish
salt
corn flour

Clean the pomfret fish. Make 3 diagonal cuts on both sides of the fish. Rub some salt over it and then sprinkle some corn flour on both sides. Leave it aside for a while. Then fan fry it until cooked and browned on both sides.

Season the fish with salt and corn flour

Season the fish with salt and corn flour

Pan-fried fish

Pan-fried fish

Ingredients B (sauce for one fish)
6T chili sauce
6T ketchup
2T light soya sauce
4T sugar
1T cornflour
1/2C water

Mix everything together in a bowl.

Cooking the sweet and sour sauce

Cooking the sweet and sour sauce

Ingredients C
2C fresh pineapple cubes
1 tomato (cut into wedges)

Remove the fried fish to a big plate. Pour Ingredients B into the frying. Bring to a boil and then add in the pineapple pieces and tomato wedges. Give a quick stir and pour over the fish. You can add some greens on top to garnish.

Serve hot with plain rice. Cook a plate of stir fried vegetables to go with it and enjoy a lovely meal. Serve with kimchi too. It’s awesome.

Stir-fried vegetables with egg

Stir-fried vegetables with egg

Appetizing kimchi

Appetizing kimchi

Do you love Chinese food? What is your favourite Chinese dish? Eating home cooked food is always cleaner, cheaper and healthier. Please share, add and comment in the comment box below.

Recipes you may be interested in:
Restaurant Style Sweet and Sour Pork
How To Make Korean Kimchi

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9 Comments

Divina  on September 10th, 2009

That looks fantastic. All of it. I could see that you’re still Asian by heart even if you’ve been away from Asia for quite a long time. Hard question. I love Chinese food most especially my father’s cooking. His signature dish is a braised pork leg in sauce and his braised pork belly.

Jeena  on September 10th, 2009

This looks delicious Mary I bet the pomfret fish tastes so good with the sweet and sour flavours. :-)

Sidney  on September 10th, 2009

That’s great…you can try with other fish as well such as Red Tilapia (I’m not sure if your place has that fish or not). Great to keep Asian food alive

Mary  on September 10th, 2009

Divina, thanks for comments.Yes, I’m still very Asian in my heart LOL. But love food from other countries too. Will try and cook your favourite one day. Stay tuned.

Jeena, thanks for comments. Pomfret fish is especially nice for this dish.

Sidney, thanks for comments and suggestion. I have to check it out whether there’s the Red Tilapia here.

doggybloggy  on September 10th, 2009

this looks good - I could have this be my new favorite - but otherwise my favorite is any dish I didnt have to make myself!

Gina  on September 10th, 2009

Looks like a delicious meal!

Sherrie  on September 11th, 2009

Mmmmmm. Looks yummy. Will definitely try out this recipe.

Seena  on September 11th, 2009

Hi Mary, thanks for leaving your comment about my recipe.. Your recipes too are very interesting..!
Hope to see you again.. :)

Mary  on September 12th, 2009

doggybloggy, Gina, Sherrie and Seena, thanks very much for dropping by and leaving comments. This is such a delicious dish. Hope you will try it and enjoy it.

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