Sweet and Sour Halibut

  • Pansy’s Sweet and Sour Fish ------- Great?
  • 2# thick fish fillets such as halibut or cod
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • oil for frying
  • Batter
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ corn Starch
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. banking soda
  • 1 ½ cups cold water
  • Sweeter and Sour Sauce
  • 1 ½ cups liquid (pineapple juice and water)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 T. Cornstarch
  • 6 T. Vinegar
  • 6 T. Catsup
  • Garnish
  • 1 #2 can pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 lg. tomato
  • 1 lg. green pepper
  • Toasted sesame seeds

Wash and dry fish fillets. Bone the fillets and cut into 1 inch chunks. Sprinkle with sale and set aside. Heat up oil in deep fry pan, wok or deep fryer to 375 while you prepare the batter sauce and garnish. Prepare batter by mixing flour, cornstarch, baking powder, soda and cold water together in a bowl. This is a fairly think batter. Set aside. (For Sauce) drain the juice off the pineapple chunks used in the garnish. Add water to the juice to make 1 ½ cups. Combine sugar and cornstarch. Blend in vinegar and catsup. Stir

In pineapple liquid. Cook, stirring until thickened and clear. Keep sauce in double broiler till needed. Prepare the garnish by cutting the tomato and green pepper into bite size chunks.