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Sweet and Sour Fish

Sweet and Sour Fish, Linu Freddy, Linuskitchen
Written by Linu Freddy

This sweet and sour fish was an instant hit at home. Hope it will be at yours as well:)
250 gram boneless fish (cut into medium sizes)
2 1/2 tablespoon cornflour
1 1/2 tablespoon soya sauce
1 1/2 tablespoon vinegar
3/4 cup water
3 tablespoon spring onions (chopped)
2 tablespoon tomato sauce
1 teaspoon ginger paste
Salt to taste
Pepper powder to taste
1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
Oil for frying
2 tablespoon oil
How To
Mix together 1 tablespoon of soya sauce, 1 tablespoon cornflour, salt and pepper in a bowl to form a mixture. Marinate the fish pieces in this mixture and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
Heat oil in a wok and deep fry the fish pieces till golden brown. Keep aside.
Dissolve cornflour in 1/2 cup of water and keep aside.
Heat 2 tablespoon oil in another deep bottomed pan. Add ginger paste, onions, pepper and salt. Sauté for a minute. Add water, remaining soya sauce, sugar and vinegar. After a couple of minutes, add the cornflour mix and bring to boil.  Add fried fish pieces and simmer for a couple of minutes. Remove from fire and serve this sweet and sour fish hot with steamed rice or fried rice.


Source: Adapted from
Notes: I used water instead of chicken stock and skipped the addition of Ajinomoto (mentioned in the original recipe).

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