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Sweet and Sour Fish Fillet

Today I am sharing my simple recipe for sweet and sour fish fillets, a popular Chinese restaurant favorite here in Trinidad and Tobago. Possibly, any restaurant you visit here will have it on their menu.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 227.39kcal
Author: Felix


  • 2 fish fillets
  • 1 tbsp. ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 sprig of chive chopped
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. salt optional
  • 5 tbsp. sweet and sour sauce
  • 1 tbsp. tomato ketchup
  • 1 dash of pepper flakes
  • 3 cups oil for deep frying


  • Slice the fillets neatly. Chop the ginger, garlic, salt, and pepper finely and season the meat.
  • Mix the all purpose flour and cornstarch. Dip the fish into egg to coat. then roll into the flour.
  • Bring oil to boil and deep fry fish until golden brown. Remove and drain.
  • Heat a clean wok and add the sweet and sour sauce. Add the ketchup. Stir.
  • Place fish onto serving platter. Pour sauce over fish. Serve.


Calories: 227.39kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.7g | Protein: 12.7g | Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 28.9mg