Prosperous Sweet and Sour Red Snapper
Servings Prep Time
6people 30min
Cook Time
15min
Servings Prep Time
6people 30min
Cook Time
15min
Ingredients
  • 3-5tbsp OKI Premium Sunflower Cooking Oil
To prepare the fish
  • 1.1-1.3kg whole red snapper fish
  • 3tbsp water
  • 5g thinly sliced young ginger
  • 2stems spring onion
  • 1tsp salt
  • corn flourĀ 
To prepare the gravy
  • 5g chopped young ginger
  • 2cloves chopped garlic
  • 8tbsp ketchup
  • 280ml water
  • 6tbsp white vinegar
  • 2.5tbsp sugar
  • 0.5tbsp salt
  • cornstarch solution
  • 100g tomatoes(cut into chunks)
  • 80g pineapples(cut into chunks)
  • 60g cucumbers(cut into chunks)
Instructions
  1. After cleaning the fish, trim the tail and fins, and make slits on the fish.
  2. Combine the water, spring onion stems, young ginger, and salt. Rub it all over the fish.
  3. Stuff the spring onion stem and ginger in the stomach of the fish and marinate for 10 minutes. After that, discard the spring onion stem and ginger.
  4. Dust corn flour on one side of the fish and let it rest for 2-3 minutes. Flip to the other side, and dust corn flour.
  5. Heat up the cooking oil to shallow fry the fish.
  6. Once the oil is hot, carefully lower the fish into the wok and fry for 3 minutes per side over medium heat until light golden brown on both sides. Then place the fish on a serving plate.
  7. Remove most of the oil from the wok and leave about 2 tablespoons.
  8. Add in ginger and garlic, stir-fry until fragrant over low heat.
  9. Add tomato sauce, sugar, salt and water, then turn the heat up to high and bring the sauce to a boil.
  10. Once the sauce is boiling, add tomatoes, pineapple and cucumber, and cook for two minutes.
  11. Add the vinegar and thicken up the sauce with some cornstarch solution.
  12. Pour the sauce over the fried fish and serve while it is hot.