- 10 Shrimp - 10 slice squid - 2 medium tomatoes, cut into well pieces - 1 medium onion, sliced - 1 medium cucumber, sliced - 1 bell pepper, cut into well pieces - 1 tbsp fish sauce - 1 tbsp sugar - 4 cloves garlic, chopped - 1 tbsp white vinegar - 1 1/2 tbsp corn starch diluted in water - Ingredients for the battered shrimp: - 10 medium shrimps, peeled and deveined - 10 squid sliced - 1 cup all purpose flour - 1 cup cold water - 1 egg - 1/2 tsp salt - 1/2 tsp white pepper - oil for deep frying
Step 1: In a bowl, add salt, garlic powder and white pepper to flour . Pour in water and mix in beaten egg until batter is slightly lumpy.
Step 2: Batter shrimp (seafood) and fry until lightly golden brown. Set aside for the sweet and sour.
Step 3: Heat oil in a wok and fry the garlic until golen color.
Step 4: Add cucumber, onion and stir until nearly cooked, then add tomatoes. Stir until all cooked.
Step 5: Add the shrimp (or pork), white vinegar, fish sauce and sugar (add more vinegar, sugar and fish sauce according to your desired taste - the original taste should be a nice balance between sour, salty and sweet taste.)
Step 6: When it starts to boil, thicken with the diluted corn starch.