Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Fish Fillet with Celery Heart Recipe

Ingredients :

225 g

2 cups

2

1 teaspoon

1/2 tablespoon

2 teaspoon

1 1/2 tablespoons

1/2 tablespoon

1/2 cup

 

Garnish

1/6 cup

Fish fillet

Celery heart

Egg whites

Salt

Rice wine or sherry

Sesame seed oil

Soy sauce

Cornflour

Stock

Lard for deep-frying

 

Cooked ham, cut into small shreds

Method :
  • Discard all skin and bones from the fish.

  • Cut it into match-sized shreds.

  • Marinate it with rice wine or sherry, salt, egg whites and cornflour.

  • Parboil the celery heart for 1-2 minutes.

  • Cool it in cold water then cut it into small shreds.

  • Place it on a serving plate.

  • Add 1 teaspoon sesame seed oil and mix well.

  • Deep-fry the fish shreds in lard over a medium heat for about 4 minutes.

  • Separate them with chopsticks or a fork.

  • When all the shreds are floating on the surface of the lard, scoop them out and drain.

  • Gently press them with a spatula, then put them to soak in the stock for a while to cool.

  • Take them out and place on top of the celery.

  • Garnish with ham shreds.

  • Make a dressing by mixing a tablespoon stock with the soy sauce and the remaining sesame seed oil.

  • Pour it all over the dish and serve.

 

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