Friday, 21 December 2012

Sweet & Sour Fish 酸甜鱼

Sweet & Sour Fish 酸甜鱼

 The combination of sweet and sour gives rise to a new sensation to the taste buds



1 kg fish
2 egg yolks ( lightly beaten )
cornstarch to coat the fish
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 small green bell pepper - cut into long strips
1 small red bell pepper - cut into long strips
1 stalk spring onion - use the white part only (shred)
 cooking oil for deep-frying

Marinade Ingredients


1 tbsp rice wine
2 stalks spring onion, (crushed to pulp and squeeze out the juice)
1/2 inch ginger ( crushed to pulp and squeeze out the juice)
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper

Sauce Ingredients


6 tbsp sugar
6 tbsp vinegar
6 tbsp tomato sauce
6 tbsp water
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cornstarch



1.  Make diagonal cuts on the fish down to the bone
2.  Use marinade to rub over the fish and the insides of the cut fish. Set aside for 30 minutes
3.  Dip fish in egg yolk and coat with cornstarch
4.  Heat oil in a wok and deep-fry the fish over medium fire for 5 to 6 minutes until the batter is crisp. Remove fish and place on a large oval-shaped plate
5.  In a clean wok, heat 2 tbsp oil and stir-fry garlic and spring onion till fragrant. Add in bell peppers
6.  Add sauce ingredients and bring to the boil. Add 1/2 a rice bowl of water if the sauce becomes too thick.
7.  Pour sauce over the fish.

I want to sink my teeth into that fish!

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