Sweet and Sour Tilapia Recipe
Tired of fried fish? Level-up with this delicious recipe.
Sweet and sour is a combination found in many Asian countries. It originally came from China and found its way to places such as the Philippines, where we use it in a variety of dishes, such as this Sweet and Sour Tilapia recipe. Learn how to cook Sweet and Sour Tilapia for your family!
Categories : Main Dish, Seafood & Del Monte Pineapple
Culture : Filipino
Preparation Time : 15 min.
Cooking Time : 50 mins.
Serving Size : 6
- 1 1/2 kg tilapia
- 1 Tbsp calamansi juice
- 1 Tbsp soy sauce
- 1/4 tsp pepper, black
- 3 Tbsp cornstarch
- 1/2 cup oil
FOR THE SAUCE
- 2 Tbsp DEL MONTE Original Blend Ketchup (320g)
- 1 1/2 tsp cornstarch, dissolved in 1/4 cup water
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp sugar, white
- pinch of pepper
- 2/3 cup cucumber, sliced with peel
- 1/3 cup bell pepper, red, cut into strips
- Marinate fish in calamansi juice, soy sauce and pepper for 30 minutes.
- Coat with cornstarch. Pan-fry until brown.
- Combine DEL MONTE Original Blend Ketchup, cornstarch mixture, salt, sugar, pepper, reserved pineapple syrup, cucumber, and red bell pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer until thick. Add DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits. Pour over fish.
Fish is a great source of protein that helps repair body tissue. This delectable Sweet and Sour Tilapia dish also contains Vitamin A which keeps the skin and eyes healthy.
Make sure the tilapia is fresh by looking for certain characteristics. Their eyes should be clear and bulging, and the gills should be red. The flesh should be firm and should bounce back when touched.
Cooking Skills Needed
Cooking Tools Needed
- Chopping Board
- Grill Pan
- Measuring Materials
- Wooden Spatula