Sweet and Sour Fish

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500g whole Garoupa fish or Sea Bass – season lightly with salt and pepper; dust lightly with tapioca flour or corn starch. Set aside.
( Note – if using pork of chicken, 500g of meat to be cubed and marinated with 1 small egg, 1 tbsp soy sauce, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 pepper and 3 tbsps cornstarch. Set aside for at least 1 hour, but it tastes better the longer you marinate it. Set aside)

Ingredients (A):

  • 50g green capsicum, cut into cubes
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and cut into cubes
  • 1 tomato, cubed
  • Some canned pineapple cubes
  • 1 large onion – cut into cubes
  • 1 cup cubed deseeded cucumber

Sauce ingredients:

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsps white vinegar
  • 2 tbsps soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup pineapple syrup (from the can)
  • 1 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp salt, pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Cornstarch & water for thickening sauce


  • Spring onion/Green onion
  • Chilli strips
  • Coriander leaves

Method :

  1. Deep fry meat in hot oil. Dish out, drain well and set aside in a serving dish.
  2. Heat wok with oil, saute chopped garlic and cubed big onions for 2 minutes.
  3. Add in sauce ingredients (except cornstarch) and bring to a boil.
  4. Add in the rest of the ingredients A and simmer for 2 minutes. Thicken gravy with cornstarch.
  5. Pour sauce over meat and garnish before serving.


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