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Sweet And Sour Pungent Fish

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Ingredients
  Cucumber 1
  Carrot 1 , julienned
  Sweet pickle 1 Tablespoon, julienned
  Chopped ginger root/Preserved ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Minced onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Carp/Snapper / bass 3 Pound (1 piece)
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Pare the cucumber and cut in half lengthwise.
2) Scoop the seeds of cucumber and cut in juliennes.
3) In a bowl, combine together cucumber, carrots, pickle, ginger, onion, 1 teaspoon salt, sugar, vinegar and water.
4) Let the vegetables marinate foe 3/4 hour.
5) Clean the fish but leave it whole.

MAKING
6) In a saucepan, bring 2 quarts of water to boil.
7) Add in remaining salt and 2 tablespoon of oil.
8) Place the fish carefully in the saucepan.
9) Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, turn off the heat and let the fish steam until tender.
10) Drain the vegetables reserving the marinade.
11) Mix the marinade with cornstarch and soy sauce.

FINALIZING
12) In the skillet, heat the remaining oil and brown the garlic in it.
13) Add the marinade stirring frequently until thickened.
14) Taste for seasoning, add little sugar if needed.
15) Add the vegetable and just let them heat.

SERVING
16) Place the fish carefully on the serving platter and spoon the sauce and vegetable over it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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