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Snapper in Mango Sauce 1

Snapper in Mango Sauce

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 2-3 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Snapper in Mango Sauce is a simple dish of crispy fried snapper served with sweet and tangy mango sauce




  • 1 large whole red snapper, cleaned, gutted and scored
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil

Mango Sauce

  • 1 mango, sliced into cubes
  • 3 tbsp mango jam
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • spring onions, chopped


  1. Generously season fish inside and out with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Prepare a wok fill it with oil for deep frying then deep fry fish until golden brown on the outside. Remove from wok then set it aside.
  3. Using the same wok drain and leave two tablespoons of oil. Sauté garlic and shallots.
  4. In a bowl combine together mango jam, lemon juice, sugar, corn-starch and water. Pour this into the wok then bring to a boil.
  5. Add mangoes simmer for a minute then pour sauce on top of fish.
  6. Garnish with chopped spring onions then serve.