Chinese New Year Whole Fish With Sweet and Sour Vegetables

"This recipe comes from a Chinese friend. Simple and delicious especially when she made it!"
 
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photo by Thorsten photo by Thorsten
photo by Thorsten
photo by Thorsten photo by Thorsten
photo by Thorsten photo by Thorsten
Ready In:
25mins
Ingredients:
14
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Score the fish flesh, cutting 3-4 diagonal slits through to the bone on both sides.
  • Season with salt rubbing the salt into the cuts.
  • Cook under a preheated grill 4 minutes each side. Alternatively bbq it.
  • Meanwhile heat a wok, add a little oil, add ginger, chilli and vegetables tossing well over high heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add soy and oyster sauces, sugar, vinegar and sesame oil and bring to the boil.
  • In a bowl mix cornflour to a smooth paste with some cold water, add to the pan and simmer until sauce thickens.
  • Place fish on serving platter and spoon sauce and vegetables over the top.

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Reviews

  1. Sc4r1ett
    Really enjoyed this! I reduced the sauce too much so just added a cup of water and it was fine (pineapple juice would be good too!) - I plan to use this yummy sauce as THE sweet and sour for use with all meats, tofu and veg! Thank you!
     
  2. SheCooksToConquer
    We made this last night with a fish my kids caught, and it was wonderful. There wasn't a drop of fish or vegetables left over. We grilled the fish outside on the BBQ instead of in the oven, and I put a whole sprig of rosemany inside the fish, which also gave it a nice flavor.
     
  3. Thorsten
    Great combination of broiled whole fish and sweet & sour veggies. I have used gilthead sea bream and the flavours worked very well together. It is simple to made and delcious as Wendy promised it. I follwoed the recipe exactyl, except that I broiled my fish 2 minutes longer on each side until its was done.Thank you for sharing.
     
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