Baked Carp

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Celebrity chef’s such as Gordon Ramsay and Heston Blumenthal are big fans of river fish and serve up carp in their London restaurants.


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Comments:

Serves:

Variable Amount

Prep:

1 Hr 20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

carp
cold water
vinegar
seasoned crumbs
beaten egg
bread crumbs
butter
2 medium
onions, sliced
1 pinch
sweet herbs
2 Tbsp
sweet wine
2 Tbsp
stock ( your choice )
1 tsp
anchovy paste
all purpose flour
salt and pepper (to taste)
lemon juice
1 pinch
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Clean a carp and cover it with equal amounts of salted cold water and vinegar.

Soak for an hour then drain and dry.
2
Stuff with seasoned crumbs, sew up, and put into a deep baking pan

Brush with beaten egg, sprinkle with bread crumbs and dot with butter
3
Add two sliced onions and a pinch of sweet herbs, a cupful each of sweet wine and stock, and a teaspoon of anchovy paste
4
Bake for an hour, basting as needed.

Take out the fish, strain the liquid, thicken with a tablespoon of butter rolled in flour, season with salt, pepper, lemon juice, and a pinch of sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Polish
Other Tag: Heirloom