Clear-simmered fish #1

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N (2-2.5 pound) fish
2 quarts Water
2 \N Or
3 slices Fresh ginger root
1 tablespoon Salt
1 tablespoon Sherry
2 tablespoons Oil

1. Have fish cleaned and scaled, but left whole. Rinse in cold water and score on both sides.

2. Bring water to a vigorous boil in a large pan. Crush ginger root and add to water along with salt, sherry and oil.

3. Gently lower fish into pan. Cover tightly at once and turn off heat. Let stand 30 minutes without removing lid. (The steam will cook the fish.) From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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