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Sweet and Sour Sauce with Steamed Fish



4 portion(s)

Cook Rice

  • 500 g cooked basmati rice

Vegetables for sauce

  • 1 red capsicum, Seeds removed, roughly chopped
  • 1 yellow capsicum, Seeds removed, roughly chopped
  • 2 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 4 spring onions, White part initially
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hot chilli sauce, (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 400 grams cold water
  • 227 g Tin, Pineapple chunks in juice, (use the juice)
  • 75 g frozen peas


  • 4 White Fish Fillets

Recipe's preparation

    Cook Rice
  1. As per Everyday Cookbook

    Place into ThermoServe to keep warm

  2. Vegetables
  3. TX - add all ingredients, 3 x Turbo

    Add splash of olive oil

    TX - saute Counter-clockwise operation/ 8 min / 100°C / speed 1

  4. Prepare fish for steaming
  5. Varoma – baking paper on top shelf

    Place fish on the baking paper

    Note: If the paper needs to take up the whole shelf put some holes in the paper to allow the steam to get through

  6. Sauce
  7. TX - Add the sauce, add pineapple and juice, add 500ml cold water

    TX – cook Counter-clockwise operation Reverse / 30 min / Varoma / speed 1

    Add peas when 2 minutes to go

  8. Steam fish over sauce
  9. Place the Varoma on once the sauce is set

    The cooking time for the sauce is the same as the fish.



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Adjust cooking time of sauce to match the fish to be steamed. I used Whiting fillets which are small and thin.

Serve with rice, fish and then the sweet and sour sauce.

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