Saturday, October 31, 2009

Sweet-n-sour sea bream

2 sea bream filets
1 tsp flour
2 tsp butter
2 yellow peppers, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 large onion, sliced into 8-12 wedges
1 can pineapple chunks or rings, with juice
oil for frying
hot white rice

Sweet and sour sauce
1/2 cup vinegar
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup pineapple juice from can
1/4 cup ketchup

First, make the make sweet and sour sauce. In a large frying pan, mix vinegar, sugar, salt, orange juice, pineapple juice and ketchup. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes or until it has evaporated to the consistency of maple syrup. Add pineapple chunks to the sauce and set aside.

Heat a dash oil in a large frying pan. Stir fry peppers and onions for three minutes. Add to sweet and sour sauce and keep warm.

Pat fish dry. Sprinkle with 1 tsp flour. Melt 2 tsp butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add fish to pan, and cook 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Carefully turn fish over. Cook 4 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.

Serve the fish over hot white rice, with sweet and sour sauce pour over the top.

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