Sweet and sour fish

original blog post: http://greedygirlcooks.blogspot.com/2017/03/sweet-and-sour-fish.html



For the Sauce

1 teaspoon coconut oil

¼ cup Red bell pepper

¼ cup Yellow bell pepper

¼ cup Green bell pepper

½ scotch bonnet pepper minced

¼ cup onion

¼ cup Ketchup

1 whole Lime (juice)

2/3 cup Pineapple jam

½ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon sugar

For the Fish

4-6 snapper fillet cut into strips

½ teaspoon Salt

¼ teaspoon Black pepper

1 teaspoon Onion powder

½ cup Flour

½ cup Cornstarch

½ cup cornmeal

¼ teaspoon salt

2 Eggs

½ cup milk

Oil for frying





For the sauce

  • Heat the coconut oil in a saucepan
  • Add all the peppers and onions and sauté until the onions begin to soften
  • Add the ketchup, lime juice, pineapple jam, salt, and sugar and cook until the jam has melted.
  • Make the sauce thicken slightly and then set aside

For the fish

  • Heat the oil in a frying pan
  • Season the fillets with salt, black pepper, and onion powder
  • In a paper bag or zip loc bag combine flour, cornstarch, cornmeal salt and mix
  • In a bowl beat the eggs and milk
  • Add all the fish to the flour mixture and coat evenly
  • Shake off the excess flour and transfer them all into the milk and egg mixture (you can also do them one by one)
  • Place all the fish into the bag of flour and coat the fish again, lay them own on a plate or a sheet of foil for about 1-2 minutes so the coating can bond together
  • Add the fish to the hot oil, skin side down if your using fillets with skin
  • Fry until golden brown on both sides transfer to a cooling rack until all the fillets are done
  • Add the fish to a large bowl and pour over all the sauce on top
  • Stir to coat evenly
  • Serve with your favorite sides