Sweet & Sour Fish Recipe

Sweet and sour fish is a fruited fish preparation. Made with a sauce of pineapple juice and soy sauce flavored with added tomato ketchup, the sweet and sour fish is coated with it and microwaved to cook. Served with extra sauce spooned over it, it makes a quick and peppy meal.


Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Fish fillets1 1⁄2 Pound (Fresh / Frozen, Thawed, 1/2 Inch Thick)
 Canned unsweetened pineapple juice6 Ounce (1 Can)
 Soy sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon
 Vinegar3 Tablespoon
 Tomato catsup2 Tablespoon
 Ground red cayenne pepper1 Dash
 Minced green onions and tops1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1103 Calories from Fat 135

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.6%

Saturated Fat 0.04 g0.19%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 450 mg

Sodium 4419.2 mg184.1%

Total Carbohydrates 117 g39.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.7%

Sugars 76.4 g

Protein 126 g251.6%

Vitamin A 12.1% Vitamin C 47.1%

Calcium 44.1% Iron 15.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Microwave Directions: Place fish in single layer in large microwave-safe dish; set aside.
Combine pineapple juice, soy sauce, water, sugar, cornstarch, vinegar, catsup and red pepper in 2-cup microwave-safe measuring cup.
Microwave on High 5 minutes, or until mixture boils and thickens, stirring occasionally to prevent lumping.
Remove 1/4 cup sauce and pour over fillets, turning each piece over to coat both sides.
Keep remaining sauce warm.
Cover fish with waxed paper; microwave on High 8 minutes, or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork, turning dish once.
Remove fillets to serving platter with slotted spoon.