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Dory fillet is a type of fish that has become popular due to its mild flavor, firm texture, and also low-fat content.
Easy to cook and delicious Sweet and Sour Dory Fish.

Dory fillet is a type of fish that has become increasingly popular due to its mild flavor and delicate texture. This type of fish is versatile and can be cooked in a variety of ways, allowing it to work with many recipes. With its light taste and fine flakiness, the dory fillet is sure to please anyone. Dory fish is a type of whitefish that comes from the river basins in Southeast Asia. It is sustainably farmed and contains very few impurities, making it one of the most popular types of fish for restaurants and supermarkets around the world. This type of fish has become increasingly popular due to its firm texture and low-fat content. Dory fishes are usually harvested when they reach lengths between 10-15 inches long and weigh anywhere between 1-2 pounds each. Dory fillet is usually sold with the skin on, which helps keep the fish moist and flavorful during cooking. It can be fried, sauteed, poached, or baked for a delicious meal that’s full of flavor. If desired, the skin can be removed before cooking as well. Dory fillet also pairs well with strongly flavored ingredients like garlic or herbs for an extra boost of flavor. Here's a very simple recipe for fried dory fillets with sweet and sour sauce.

YIELDS 2 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 45 minute(s)

Ingredients

  • 400g dory fish fillets
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp pepper

Dry and Wet Batter

  • 8 tbsp tapioca flour
  • 5 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg + 8 tbsp water + 2 tbsp all-purpose flour, mix well

Sweet Sour Sauce

  • 2 garlic, thinly sliced
  • 200 ml of water
  • 1 carrot, cut into rounds
  • 4-5 tbsp of tomato sauce
  • ½ tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 red chilies, thinly sliced
  • 1 handful of peas

Steps

1

Cut the dory fish fillets as in the photo. After that, sprinkle it with salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Leave it for 20 minutes.

Step 1 of cooking Sweet and Sour Dory Fish.
2

Sweet and Sour Sauce: While waiting for the marinade, saute garlic in a little oil until fragrant.

Step 2 of cooking Sweet and Sour Dory Fish.
3

Add water and carrot pieces, and cook until carrots are slightly soft.

Step 3 of cooking Sweet and Sour Dory Fish.
4

Add tomato sauce, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper. Stir well until the sauce thickens. Make sure the taste is sour and sweet, if it's not sour enough, you can add a little vinegar or tomato sauce.

Step 4 of cooking Sweet and Sour Dory Fish.
5

Then, add chopped onions, red chilies, and peas (if any). Stir for 30 seconds and turn off the heat.

Step 5 of cooking Sweet and Sour Dory Fish.
6

DRY BATTER: Mix tapioca flour with all-purpose flour, baking powder, garlic powder, and salt. WET BATTER: Mix eggs, water, and all-purpose flour. First, coat the dory fish with the dry batter, then dip it into the wet batter. After that, coat it again with dry batter.

Step 6 of cooking Sweet and Sour Dory Fish.
7

Heat the oil, then fry the dory fillets until golden brown.

Step 7 of cooking Sweet and Sour Dory Fish.
8

Serve fried dory fillets with sweet and sour sauce and serve while warm with white rice.

Step 8 of cooking Sweet and Sour Dory Fish.


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