Sweet and Sour Tilapia Recipe

Tired of fried fish? Level-up with this delicious recipe.

Tagal ng Paghahanda

15 min.

Tagal ng Pagluluto

50 mins.

Serving Size



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!




  • Main Dish
  • Seafood
  • Del Monte Pineapple

Mga Sangkap:

  • 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


  • 2 Tbsp DEL MONTE Original Blend Ketchup (320g)
  • 1 1/2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar, white
  • - pepper
  • 2/3 cup cucumber
  • 1/3 cup bell pepper, red

  • 1 can DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits (227g)


  1. Marinate fish in calamansi juice, soy sauce and pepper for 30 minutes.
  2. Coat with cornstarch. Pan-fry until brown.
  3. 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.

Lusog Notes

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.

Chef`s Tip

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.

Kinakailangang kakayahan sa pagluluto

  • Grilling

Kinakailangang gamit sa kusina

  • Chopping Board
  • Grill Pan
  • Measuring Materials
  • Pot
  • Wooden Spatula