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Sweet and Sour Tilapia Fish

Sweet and Sour Tilapia Fish is a fried cichlid fish with sweet and sour sauce.

Sweet and Sour Tilapia Fish Image

Ingredients

  • 5 tilapia (cichlid fish)
  • 1 can pineapple (set aside juice); chunks
  • 1 carrot; cut in strips
  • 1 bell pepper; cut in strips
  • 4 cloves garlic; mined
  • 1 onion; chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • Ground black pepper
  • Cooking oil

Cooking Instructions

  1. Fry tilapia fish and place in a platter. Set aside
  2. Sauté garlic and onion.
  3. Add pineapple and carrot. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Add pineapple juice, sugar, soy sauce, water, flour, salt and water.
  5. Simmer until a saucy consistency is achieved. Add bell pepper. Simmer for 1 minute.
  6. Pour hot sauce (mixture) on top of the tilapia fish.
  7. Serve hot!

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Comments (43)

i love to cooking tilapia but i think i have to try this sweet and sour ricipe because it looks good FOR FAMILY IS VERY GOOD AND VERY NICE A COOK ING :-);-):-P
#43 - cherly s eleazar - 04/20/2014 - 22:09
sarap 11!!!
wow sarap tlga nyan salamat po sa recipes na yan!
#42 - emmanuel segovia - 10/26/2012 - 02:09
Da maumami lasap q!
My byenan used to cook it to us when we are in pasig but now im in province wer di uso sa family namin ung fish..Icook q din 2 pgmay time na..Add q ung ginger para mawal ung medyo lansa ng tilapia..:-):-P
#41 - Kirstin Lasap - 05/03/2012 - 06:53
pls..
can u give some unique recipe for us to try?:-D
#40 - maui - 02/04/2012 - 21:33
sweet and sour tilapia
thanks for the special ingredients..one of the reason why my girlfriend loves me more is when she tried this ss recipe..ohhhhh thank you so much maam!:-):-D:-D
#39 - ritzmichaelc@yahoo.com - 12/30/2011 - 19:51
wish ko alam ni papa
:-D
yan,, thanks sa recipe instructions,, malalaman na rin ni papa ko kung paano magluto.. hehhee
:-D :-D :-D :-D
#38 - aivil diana - 12/30/2011 - 04:11
uhmmmm saraaaaaap prang magic srapppppp! whahahaahahaha!
#37 - budoy - 12/07/2011 - 23:42
baon nmin 'to bukas...whew!!!
#36 - mikh miranda - 11/22/2011 - 11:46
SS tilapia
i just make it today this SS tilapia and its sooooo delicious, my hubby will like it for sure....;-) thanks

margie from oregon
#35 - margie riconalla - 10/11/2011 - 15:04
Sweet and Sour Tilapia
Hi, I cooked the recipe but I've added some tomato catsup and it was awesome...
#34 - Jenn Felias - 09/21/2011 - 06:22
Sweet and Sour Tilapia
niluto ko sya ngaun... I used 1 tablespoon of cornstarch instead of 2 tablespoon of flour..then I added more sugar and magic sarap..sarap! thanks for the recipe!
#33 - joy - 09/21/2011 - 00:26
GIFT 4 MY MOM
sarap:-P niluto ko ito sa mom ko gift ko para sa birthday nya at na gus2han nya TNX 4 sharing dis recipe.....share pa kau ibah recipe!!!!!:-D;-)
#32 - Ajea Arcenal - 09/12/2011 - 04:22
sweet and sour tilapia
kindly add strips of ginger sa ingredients para matanggal ang lansa ng isda.
#31 - thonee_damulag@yahoo.ca - 09/10/2011 - 08:28
SS TILAPIA
I'LL COOK THIS SS TILAPIA

BUT I ADD SUM CATSUP :)

TASTE GREAT :)
#30 - kent - 08/31/2011 - 11:58
hello i got the recipe does this mean i need to fry 5 tilapia for this sauce included in here. I only have two tilapia and will this sauce be good for it or what? let me know.. i am cooking this now. hope it will taste good.. there is a lot of positive reviews and hope it does too.. thanks so much..
#29 - Melanie - 08/30/2011 - 20:13
PERFECTLY COOKED SWEET AND SOUR
Thank you so much with this recipe,i cooked it perfectly, my bestfriend love it at sinagot nya ung proposal ko,, Thanks a lot and GOD Bless!
#28 - KHIENO - 08/10/2011 - 16:36
Gusto ko 'to ! :-P
#27 - TEC09 - 08/09/2011 - 20:22
hs
;-)ang sarap nyan lulutuin namin yan sang kapa :-P
#26 - mara - 08/01/2011 - 03:10
ummmm
..tnx for the recipe..
#25 - riza - 07/27/2011 - 03:27
:-) i really love this recipe.. I tried it and i was very happy coz it taste so good as i could imagine,, thanks for sharing this...
#24 - sheila - 07/17/2011 - 07:10
sossy tilapia
it looks so delicious ..
super love it tlaga .. :-P
#23 - sandy alfonso - 07/13/2011 - 07:37
:-o
thankz. i'll try to cook this mune for our dinner this day...
#22 - jushyade_13 - 07/11/2011 - 04:50
sweet and sour tilapia
:-D

my grandma cooked this last night. it was so delicious!!
#21 - yntot and querbs - 05/20/2011 - 04:35
sweet @ sour tilapia
this recipe is a saviour to me,i just did it it today..and prepared to my room mates,thanks there will not get bored on my menu....
#20 - eleanor - 05/18/2011 - 20:50
Recipe Filipino Fish
love it
#19 - Rose - 03/19/2011 - 12:59
:-D i like this procedure...... very unique for filipino's like me!,, i'll try this after i study. :-O
#18 - ayuzawa like fish - 03/17/2011 - 05:55
sweet and sour tilapia
i'll try this recipe tonight...hope my kids and hubby like this yummy tilapia SAS:-P
#17 - esmaqjan@yahoo.com - 03/17/2011 - 02:28
yung sweet and sour po kalasa din po nung sweet and sour para sa filipinong fish ball?
#16 - des - 03/13/2011 - 20:03
we choose sweet & sour tilapia as our final recipe
i love this recipe..my mom always cook us this dish & we always craving for more!! and now as an hrm student we choose this recipe as our final dish..we hope they will love it!!! good luck to us!!!
#15 - cathy - 03/11/2011 - 02:29
i will sure try this and thank you for sharing this recipe:-D
#14 - gigi-02/11/11 - 02/12/2011 - 00:57
Sweet and Sour Tilapya
I love Sweet and Sour....mmmmmm...I'll try this on my birthday.....
#13 - heidiliza - 01/21/2011 - 22:17
sweet andv sour tilapia
nice recipe!!!i will try it;-)i love this tastes!!sweet and sour:-)
#12 - tiffanie f. rosales - 01/20/2011 - 18:52
home fish
I'm just curious if I can fry my homq aquarium cichlid? Is it possible? I have 2 big ones;-)
#11 - andrey - 01/12/2011 - 18:09
sweet&sour
it looks good.It taste better..i bet
#10 - claire - 12/12/2010 - 09:23
sweet & sour tilapia
I will try this recipe. Hmmmnn! Yummmy!...
#9 - Emie - 12/10/2010 - 11:50
I am going to try this recipe tomorrow. :):-P
#8 - Zil - 09/30/2010 - 00:38
masarap n pagkain ng pinoy:)
mis dis food so much!! i know how to cooked it but i forgot d recipe:P heheheheh here i am to see it cuz i dont wanna missed my favorite tilapia:)) hav agood EAT filipino people:)
#7 - jineffer - 09/22/2010 - 19:33
going to cook it now
;-) hope family likes it...going to cook it now..so miss filipino dish..all fishes here are fillets :-O oh well guess fried fillet tilapia is ok
#6 - maria - 09/22/2010 - 09:39
I'll try
thank, this give an idea for my menu
#5 - lalamacaalay - 09/17/2010 - 02:26
SSS Tilapia
:-)
#4 - nette Cruz - 05/25/2010 - 04:54
sweet And Sour Tilapia
Looks good on the picture.i'll cook this recipe.coz this is my father inlaw favorite sweet and sour fish.i hope he like it when i cook.
#3 - Elizabeth calda - 04/28/2010 - 18:15
tilapia fish sweet&sour
I like it & i will cook tonight for my hubby friend.
#2 - Edna hay - 04/12/2010 - 12:47
Sweet and Sour tilapia
I love to cook tilapia but I think I have to try this sweet and sour recipe, because it looks good
#1 - Tony - 12/30/2009 - 22:32
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