Sweet & Sour Tilapia

The best way to bring a zing to your fish! Sweet & Sour Tilapia is a burst of sass and a dash of sweet! 

Sweet & Sour Tilapia Piece of Home

I am always looking for ways to add something special to tilapia. It’s such a juicy perfect fish to make! Tilapia has just always been one of my favorites! I had some homemade sweet & sour sauce left over from my Cauliflower Nuggets so I decided to add it to the tilapia!

Surprise! Ahhh-mazing! Check it out!

Add the tilapia to a heated oiled pan.

Sweet & Sour Tilapia - Fish

Thinly slice some carrots, bell pepper, and onion. Gently saute until tender.

Sweet & Sour Tilapia - Vegetables

Mix the vegetables in with the sweet and sour sauce and scoop a portion onto the cooked tilapia.

Zing, Zang, and Bang!

Sweet & Sour Tilapia with Fruit

Sweet & Sour Tilapia


4 tilapia fillets
1 cup carrots, thinly sliced
1/2 cup red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 small onion, diced

For the Sweet and Sour Sauce:

1 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp water
2/3 cup vinegar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tbsp ketchup
2 tsp soy sauce


1. Place the tilapia fillets into a well greased heated pan. Cook on low until no longer pink and flaky.

2. Thinly slice the vegetables. Add to a heated pan and saute until tender.

3. Prepare the sweet & sour sauce by adding the vinegar, brown sugar, soy sauce, and ketchup. Heat in a sauce pan until boiling. Mix together the cornstarch and water and add to the mixture. Heat until thickened.

4. Add the sauteed vegetables to the sweet & sour sauce. Scoop on top of the cooked tilapia. Serve warm.

Sweet & Sour Tilapia

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