Sweet & Sour Fish Balls

Sweet and sour fish balls are very easy to make; I prepared the sweet and sour sauce in less than 20 minutes, though preparation and cooking  fish ball would take about 30 minutes. It calls for very simple and easy-to-get ingredients. What I love most about the dish is that it can be a main entree that goes very well with steamed rice, but fish balls itself  can also be converted to a little snack–one that you can eat pretty much anytime of the day when you’re hungry.

A fish ball recipe has been posted here already I’ll be showing here only the ingredients & procedure for the sauce as below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pc. large white onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • 6 tablespoons tomato sauce or banana ketsup
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 red bell pepper medium size; sliced thinly
  • 1 green bell pepper medium size; sliced thinly
  • 1 thumbsize ginger; sliced thinly
  • 1 small size carrots; sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoon Sugar,
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch, mix with 2 tablespoons of water
  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil
  • salt, msg & pepper to taste

Cooking Procedure for the Sweet & Sour Sauce:

  1. To prepare the sauce, heat up 2 tablespoons of oil in a wok. Add onion and ginger then stir-fry for 1-2 minutes, or until soft.
  2. Add bell pepper & carrots simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, then set aside.
  3. In a separate saucepan, boil water, pineapple juice, vinegar, soy sauce.
  4. Add sugar and slow boil for another 5 minutes, season with msg, salt & pepper to taste.
  5. Add cornstarch solution and stir quickly for a few more minutes.Add on the sauteed vegetables.
  6. Pour the sauce over the fish balls and serve with steamed rice.

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