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Mauritian Sweet & Sour Fish Recipe

Recipe Overview

This classic dish of Sino-Mauritian cuisine is a true invitation to discover exquisite flavors. To be served as a main course with rice.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1.5kg of fish fillet
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca
  • 100g pineapple
  • 1 pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 teaspoon white sugar
  • 100ml white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 50ml of oil


  • Cut the fish fillet into strips. Season with salt and pepper .
  • Add the tapioca and mix well. Mince the pineapple, cut the pepper in a diamond shape and the tomato into wedges.
  • Prepare sauces with white sugar, vinegar, chilli.
  • Add oil in a wok and saute the pieces of fish while turning continuously for a few seconds, cook covered until the fish is golden brown.
  • Add the pineapple and pepper while stirring for 1 min.
  • Add the sauce while stirring so that the sweet and sour fish do not attach to the wok.


Source: Nu La Cuisine