Deep Fried Sprats in Sweet & Sour Sauce

I tried lots of different recipes using sprats, but this is my favourite, I think it goes well with sweet & sour sauce.

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)
Serves 3 Cook: 25 min

Ingredients

Sprats 20
☆Noodle Stock (mentsuyu) 3 tbsp
☆Honey 1 tsp
☆Sugar 2 tbsp
☆Mirin 2 tbsp
☆Water 4 tbsp
☆Vinegar 9 tbsp
☆Dashi granules (hondashi) a pinch
Potato starch as required
Chopped dried chilli if you like
Carrot 1
Onion 1/2

Method

1
These are the sprats from Morrisons. Pat dry and lightly season with salt and leave for 10 minutes.
2
Dredge with potato starch.
3
Deep fry 180C for 4-5 minutes. Remove onto kitchen paper to drain excess oil.
4
Thinly slice the onion and make fine strips from the carrot. Put both into a sauce made from all the ☆ingredients.
5
Add the chilli flakes, then put the fried sprats into this sauce to marinate. Keep in the fridge overnight.

Tips & Note

The noodle broth is very useful for lots of tasty dishes. With vinegar, it makes dishes less sour. If you don't have honey, you can use golden syrup.

Deep Fried Sprats in Sweet & Sour Sauce

I tried lots of different recipes using sprats, but this is my favourite, I think it goes well with sweet & sour sauce.

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)

Serves 3

Cook: 25 min

Ingredients

Sprats 20
☆Noodle Stock (mentsuyu) 3 tbsp
☆Honey 1 tsp
☆Sugar 2 tbsp
☆Mirin 2 tbsp
☆Water 4 tbsp
☆Vinegar 9 tbsp
☆Dashi granules (hondashi) a pinch
Potato starch as required
Chopped dried chilli if you like
Carrot 1
Onion 1/2

Deep Fried Sprats in Sweet & Sour Sauce

Recipe ID :163 Posted on 02 APR 2015

Serves 3

Cook 25min
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I tried lots of different recipes using sprats, but this is my favourite, I think it goes well with sweet & sour sauce.

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20
3 tbsp
1 tsp
2 tbsp
2 tbsp
4 tbsp
9 tbsp
a pinch
as required
if you like
1
1/2

Method

Cook
25min
1
These are the sprats from Morrisons. Pat dry and lightly season with salt and leave for 10 minutes.
2
Dredge with potato starch.
3
Deep fry 180C for 4-5 minutes. Remove onto kitchen paper to drain excess oil.
4
Thinly slice the onion and make fine strips from the carrot. Put both into a sauce made from all the ☆ingredients.
5
Add the chilli flakes, then put the fried sprats into this sauce to marinate. Keep in the fridge overnight.

Tips & Note

The noodle broth is very useful for lots of tasty dishes. With vinegar, it makes dishes less sour. If you don't have honey, you can use golden syrup.

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