July 5, 2010

Hong Kong Sweet & Sour Trout

Ingredients (Yield: 2 to 3 servings)

2 medium trout (about 8 oz. each), dressed
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
1/2 cup Kikkoman Sweet & Sour Sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
2 tablespoons chopped green onion tops

Instructions

  1. Score both sides of trout with 3 diagonal slashes 1/4 inch deep and 1 inch apart. Combine cornstarch, salt and pepper; coat trout with mixture, shaking off excess.
  2. Heat 2 Tbsp. oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add trout; cook 6 to 7 minutes.
  3. Turn trout over; pour remaining 1 Tbsp. oil around edges of pan. Cook 6 to 7 minutes longer, or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork.
  4. Meanwhile, blend sweet & sour sauce, 6 Tbsp. water and sugar in small saucepan.
  5. Remove trout to serving platter and keep warm.
  6. Heat sweet & sour sauce mixture over medium-high heat until hot, stirring occasionally.
  7. To serve, pour half of sauce over trout and sprinkle green onions over fish and sauce. Pass remaining sauce.

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