The Happy Home Cook: Red Snapper Delight

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Red Snapper Delight (Photo by Ivan Kevin Castro)

Red Snapper Delight (Photo by Ivan Kevin Castro)

Chef Niel Salvatera brings us another of Kusina de Manila's famous dishes, Red Snapper Delight.


1 red snapper (fried)

1 tbsp garlic

1 tbsp onion

1 ½ tbsp sugar

2 tbsp white vinegar

1 cup chicken stock

2-3 tbsp cornstarch

3-4 tbsp house-blend sauce (sweet-and-sour sauce)

5 julienned strips red-bell pepper

5 julienned strips green-bell pepper

½ cup julienned carrots

1 tbsp julienned ginger

5-6 strips tomatoes

salt and pepper to taste


Prepare fried red snapper on a serving dish. Saute garlic, onion, and ginger until light brown. Add the vegetables and sauté for another 30 seconds. Add the chicken stock, house-blend sauce, and let it boil. Add sugar and vinegar. Let it simmer for a minute or two. Then, add cornstarch to thicken the sauce. Pour this sauce on the fried snapper and serve while hot.

Serves 3-4

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Kusina De Manila
632 West Algonquin Road Suite 100-101
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Tel. (847) 378-8838

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