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Sweet and Sour Fish

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  Catfish 1 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 1 Pinch
  Cooking oil 3 Cup (48 tbs) (For deep frying)
For sauce
  Tomato 1 Medium, chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped
  Green onion/Carrot 1 , cut in 1 inch pieces
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Water/Chicken stock 2 Tablespoon
For thickener
  Water 2 Tablespoon
For garnish
  Parsley sprig 1 Small

1. In a wok, preheat the oil to 375 F.
2. Using a sharp knife, chop the tomatoes and celery and cut green onion in 1 inch pieces and set aside.

3. In a mixing bowl, place the fish and put all purpose flour, cornstarch, salt, pepper and egg. Mix well.
4. Place the fish in hot oil and let it fry for about 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown in color.
5. Remove the fish and drain it on a wire rack.
6. In a wok over high heat, heat 1 tablespoon of oil, and stir in the vegetable for about 10 seconds.
7. Add the vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, and water.

8. In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch with water, and pour into the vegetable mixture and cook until the sauce thickens.

9. Spoon sauce over the fish, garnish with parsley and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Sweet Sour
Deep Fried
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Chinese sweet and sour fish is a fabulous recipe. Here the chef has prepared this dish in such a simple manner so that the same can be easily prepared at home. Prepare this flavorful fish in your own kitchen with just a little effort and serve over warm rice for lunch or dinner.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 746 Calories from Fat 440

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g76.3%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g40.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 237.3 mg79.1%

Sodium 1545.2 mg64.4%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 17.4 g

Protein 42 g84.8%

Vitamin A 22.6% Vitamin C 22.7%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 11.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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