About this recipe:Succulent pieces of halibut are dredged in flour and deep fried. They are served with a homemade sweet and sour sauce with pineapple and green pepper. Enjoy with freshly cooked rice, if desired.
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon plain flour
500ml oil for deep frying
1 green pepper, diced
1 onion, diced
1 (227g) tin pineapple chunks, juice reserved
1 1/2 tablespoons caster sugar
salt to taste
3 tablespoons tomato ketchup
1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 teaspoons plain flour
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Cut halibut into bite-size pieces. Place in a mixing bowl and combine with soy sauce and 1 tablespoon of flour. Let stand for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, heat oil in deep-fat fryer or heavy saucepan to 190 degrees C.
Deep fry halibut pieces until golden brown. Drain on kitchen towels; set aside.
For the sauce: Saute green pepper, onion and pineapple in a medium frying pan for 1 minute. Stir in reserved pineapple juice, sugar, ketchup, water, remaining 2 teaspoons of flour, sesame oil and salt to taste. Cook until thickened, stirring occasionally.
Serve, by dipping fried halibut pieces into sauce or pour the sauce over the fish.