Sweet and Sour Fish

Recipe by abloom69
READY IN: 20mins




  • Put dried mushrooms for the sauce in a bowl of boiling water and let soak 30 minutes.
  • Peel and slice ginger, then cut in very fine matchsticks.
  • To make the sauce, drain and finely slice the mushrooms, discarding the stems.
  • Mix the cornstarch and vinegar together to make a slurry, place in a small saucepan with the sugar, ketchup, salt, soy sauce, sherry, water or stock and mushrooms.
  • Rinse the bean sprouts and shake dry.
  • Heat half the oil in a frying pan , add the ginger and fry 1 minute, stirring then lift out with a slotted spoon and add to the sauce.
  • Fry the bean sprouts in the pan 30 seconds, then divide on four warmed dinner plates.
  • Coat fish fillets lightly with cornstarch.
  • Heat the remaining oil in the pan and fry fish for around 3 minutes on each side until golden and cooked through.
  • Place on the bean sprouts and spoon the hot sauce over, scatter with green onions and serve with rice or noodles.