Fried Fish with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Sweet & Sour Fried Fish Recipe

Fish is a great, healthy choice for dinner. Here's a recipe that's sure to please.


  • 1 bass or carp (3 lbs.)
  • 3 tbs. finely chopped onions
  • 3 tsp. chopped ginger root
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Ac’cent
  • 1 tsp. sherry
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • Fat for deep frying
  • 3/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 sliced scallions
  • 1 green or red pepper, cut julienne
  • 1 carrot, cut julienne
  • 2 tbs. mixed sweet pickles, sliced thin

Split the fish and bone it; leave the head and tail on, if desired. Sprinkle with the onions, 1 tsp. ginger, the soy sauce, 1 tsp. salt, Ac’cent, sherry, and pepper. Rub into the fish and let stand 1 hour. Roll in the cornstarch and let stand 5 minutes.

Heat the fat to 350 degrees and fry the fish in it for 15 minutes. Drain and cover with the sauce: Mix together the vinegar, 1 tbs. cornstarch, the scallions, pepper, carrot, pickles, remaining ginger, and salt. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thickened.

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