Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Red-Cooked Sea Bass Recipe

Ingredients :

700 g

3 tablespoons

3 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

50 g

3

1 teaspoon

2

2 slices

1 tablespoon

1 1/4 cups

Sea bass

Lard for frying

Soy sauce

Sugar

Rice wine or dry sherry

Bamboo shoots, cut into small slices

Dried Chinese mushrooms, soaked

Salt

Spring onions (scallions)

Fresh root ginger, peeled

Cornflour

Water

Method :
  • Clean the fish, wash and dry it thoroughly.

  • Cut it into slices of uniform thickness.

  • Warm up the lard, coat the skin of fish with soy sauce and fry for 5 minutes.

  • Turn it over, add the remaining soy sauce, sugar, rice wine or sherry, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, salt, onions, root ginger and water.

  • Bring it to the boil and bubble over a high heat for 5 minutes.

  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes, by then the juice should be reduced.

  • Remove the fish onto a plate, add the cornflour to thicken the gravy, then pour it over the fish and serve.

 

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