• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Normal
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Recipe Ingredient

  • 1 1/2kg whole fish, garoupa or tilapia, cleaned
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour or corn flour
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1/2 red capsicum, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 green capsicum, cut into wedges
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • Sauce (combine):
  • 1 tbsp sugar or to taste
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 4 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp plum sauce
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp corn flour, mixed with 1 tbsp water for thickening
  • Garnishing:
  • Spring onion curls
  • Coriander leaves

Instructions

  1. Clean fish. Make two or three diagonal slashes across both sides of the fish. Season with salt and pepper. Leave aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Rub fish with beaten egg and coat with tapioca flour. Deep-fry in hot oil till cooked and crispy. Remove and place on a serving plate.
  3. Heat up oil, saute garlic and onions until fragrant. Add red and green capsicums and tomato. Stir-fry briskly. Pour in sauce ingredients and bring to a boil. Add thickening, then pour over fish. Garnish and serve immediately.

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