Fried Whole Catfish With Sweet and Sour Sauce

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by foodart

Deep fry catfish serve in a sweet and sour sauce.

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  1. Set aside the cornstarch roux.
  2. In a 2 1/2 qt pot add vinegar, water, sugar, catsup, plum sauce, ginger and salt and bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes in a medium low heat. Stirring from time to time. Adjust at this point and time to taste. Thicken with the cornstarch roux and keep warm.
  3. Take the whole catfish and clean inside and outside and with a chef knife make 3 slice along the side of the catfish about 2” apart and season with salt the inside and outside and cover the catfish with cornstarch and pat off extras cornstarch.
  4. In a wok halfway fill with oil over a high heat to 350° and place the catfish head first and lower catfish into the hot oil and deep fry to a golden brown and with a wok spatula of hot oil pour over the catfish. Place the cooked catfish onto a large serving platter and pour the sweet and sour sweet over the catfish.

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